Recall Alert: Mazda, strollers and patio chairs
Britax Child Safety Inc. has issued a recall for 676,000 strollers that could come apart and injure the child riding inside. The Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion strollers with Click & Go receivers are affected by this recall.
If the receiver mount is damaged, the car seat can fall off the stroller. The single and double-occupant models of folding strollers are affected by this recall.
The company has received 33 reports of the car seats detaching from the stroller, resulting in 26 injuries.
Dozens of models of strollers are affected by this recall. The strollers were sold nationwide between 2011 and 2017 for between $250 and $470. The full list of models affected by the recall can be found here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/britax-recalls-strollers#.
Parents are asked to immediately stop using the stroller and contact the company for a free repair kit. Customers can contact Britax at 844-227-0300.
Meanwhile, Casual Living Worldwide has issued a recall for 2 million patio swivel chairs because the base could break and the person sitting in the chair could fall and get injured.
The company has received 25 reports of injuries suffered as a result of the chairs breaking.
The following brands are affected by this recall:
-- Hampton Bay Anselmo
-- Dana Point
-- Martha Stewart Living
-- Grand Bank
The chairs were sold individually as well as part of a patio dining set. They were sold in Home Depot stores and online between 2007 and 2016 for between $190 and $500.
Customers are asked to stop using the chairs and contact the company for a free repair kit. Consumers with questions can contact Casual Living Worldwide at 855-899-2127.
Finally, Mazda North America is recalling 173,859 cars over an issue with the driver’s seat.
The automaker reports that the seat height adjustment lifter links could break away from the seat frame. That means the driver may not be able to adjust the seat to one position and keep it there.
The following models are affected by this recall:
-- 2011 Mazda2
-- 2010-2011 Mazda3
-- 2010-2011 Mazdaspeed3
Mazda will notify owners and then dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install reinforcement brackets free of charge. This recall is expected to begin March 31. Mazda’s number for this recall is 0917B.
Owners with questions can contact the automaker at 800-222-5500.