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Units: About 2,700
Manufacturer: Weehoo Inc., of Golden, Colo.
Hazard: The receiver on the trailer's seat post hitch can crack and cause the trailer to detach, posing fall and crash hazards.
Description: 2011 Weehoo iGo bicycle trailers manufactured between April and July 2011 have a steel frame with an adjustable seat for passengers 38 to 52 inches tall, two pedals with straps, an enclosed sprocket and chain, a 20-inch wheel, two pannier pockets, a flagpole and a flag. The seat, pannier pockets and flag are made of red, heavy-duty nylon.
Sold at: Bicycle retail stores nationwide from April to July 2011 for about $390.
Remedy: Contact Weehoo for a steel reinforcement sleeve to be installed over the receiver.
Contact: Call 800-538-6950 or visit www.weehoobicycletrailer.com.