The bolt on the electric scooter can come loose causing the suspension and wheel assembly to separate, posing fall and injury hazards.
This recall involves the Apollo Phantom V1, V2 and 60V Electric Scooters models.
The scooter has one stem bolt that connects the stem of the scooter with the front suspension and wheel assembly. “Apollo” is printed on the stem of the scooter and “Apollo Phantom” is displayed on the rear left side of the grip tape on the deck of the scooter. “Apollo Phantom” is also listed on the bottom of the scooter with the model year.
The firm has received seven reports of the bolt breaking resulting in the stem detaching or loosening, including three injuries of bruising, cuts and abrasions.
Name of Product: Apollo Phantom Electric Scooters
Recall Date: August 31, 2023
Recall Number: 23-270
Hazard: The bolt on the electric scooter can come loose causing the suspension and wheel assembly to separate, posing fall and injury hazards.
Sold At: Apolloscooters.com, Fluidfreeride.com, Justride.com, Adventuresportsusa.com and Allelectricmotion.com from June 2021 through May 2023 for between $2,000 and $2,500.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled scooters and contact Apollo for a free replacement bolt to repair the scooter. The firm will send instructions with a video link demonstrating how consumers can install the new bolt on their scooter at home. Apollo will also make its servicing and partner locations available to any customers to have the bolt replaced or tightened free of charge. Apollo is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Units: About 3,900
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Apollo toll-free at 833-693-3468 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://apolloscooters.co/pages/apollo-phantom-2021-2022-bolt-recall or at www.apolloscooters.com and click on “Recalls” located at the bottom of the page.
What Do I Do If I Was Injured By a Defective Product?
When Bad Products Hurt Good People - Your Case Is Our Cause
Which Law Firm Handles Product Liability and Defective Product Personal Injury Claims?
With over 100 years of collective legal and trial experience, the team at Schiffman Firm has been a leader in providing trusted legal representation to injured victims and other types of clients in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
With a focus in product liability cases caused by dangerous and defective consumer and commercial products, our attorneys bring vast amounts of experience and expertise to victims and families that have suffered an injury caused by defective products like, but not limited to: