Yakima Products is voluntarily recalling its Mighty Joe 2 and Mighty Joe 3 bicycle racks due to the latches designed to support the load arms. The company stated that these latches may appear to be latched when they are not. In such a case, the bicycle load arms may collapse while one or more bicycles are mounted on the rack, which could cause injury or product damage. There have been no reported injuries.
Retailers should cease all sales of these products immediately and remove them from the retail floor. The company also stated that retailers should not send product back to Yakima at this time. Detailed instructions regarding what steps should be taken by retailers, plus information about how Yakima will manage compensation of retailers, will be issued by Yakima in the next ten business days.
Consumers are being advised to cease use of these racks immediately. Yakima will issue notices to consumers later in October, detailing what steps they should take regarding the recall and to receive compensation.