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Recall: Bolt fault grounds e-bike

The Schwinn Voador and Kettle Valley electric bikes have been recalled because the disk brake rotors may fall out.

Three models from 2021–2022 are subject to the recall: the grey Voador men's frame (large, medium and small); the black Voador step-through (one size); and the teal Kettle Valley woman’s frame (medium and small).

Due to a manufacturing fault, the bolts attaching the disc brake rotors may loosen and fall out.

If the bolts fall out, the rotor may hit the fork or frame causing the bike wheel to stop suddenly. If this occurs, the rider may lose control of the bicycle increasing the risk of an accident or serious injury.

Consumers should stop riding the bike and return the product to an authorised Schwinn dealer for a replacement of all the disc rotor attachment bolts (free of charge).

The dealer will place a small green sticker on the rotors to mark that the bolts have been replaced.

The bikes were sold by authorised Schwinn dealers nationally and online between 14 January 2021 and 20 May 2022.

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