Recall for Avalanche Transceivers As Switch May Fall Off


The reason for the recall is that the on/off switch may fall off the Tracker4 transceiver due to a problem with the plastic. NEW

If this occurs it would stop the ability to transmit or search for a discoverable electronic signal in the event of an avalanche.

There have been no reported incidents in which the Tracker4 switch issue has contributed to a fatality, injury, or other damage.

Backcountry Access (BCA), in cooperation with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada have issued the recall.

Tracker4 avalanche transceiver

Tracker4 avalanche transceiver

The problem affects a limited number of transceivers.

Devices that start with the serial number 21H05 or 21H06 may have the fault.

To determine if a unit is affected people should look for the serial number inside the battery door.

If the serial number begins with 21H05 or 21H06, BCA will replace it with a new unit at no extra charge.

To register for a free replacement unit, complete the Tracker4 Recall Replacement Form.

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