Dainese is Recalling 2,142 AGV Tourmodular Helmets

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  • Dainese is recalling an estimated 2,142 AGV Tourmodular helmets on account of a buckle rachet that will fail to click on into place
  • Out-of-tolerance componentry in want of maintenancing will probably be serviced with lubricant by Dainese at no further price
  • House owners and sellers are anticipated to be notified on April twelfth of this yr (2024)
  • Dainese isn’t conscious of any deaths or accidents stories in any markets, and all buckle failure claims have been made exterior the USA. 

In a neat about-twist, now we have discovered a recall affecting a number of hundreds of AGV Tourmodular helmets. 

A view of an AGV Tourmodular helmet. Media supplied by Dainese.

Recall historical past and associated issues

In keeping with the NHTSA’s official Security Recall report, a micrometric buckle on the backside of the helmet is designed to have interaction robotically… solely there was a fear that it wouldn’t after extended use. 

The difficulty started again in December of 2022 when a rider complained of a ratchet that wasn’t clicking into place on the chin buckle. 

The out-of-tolerances may end in extra friction, which additional time, may stop the purple engagement lever from robotically partaking.”

– Half 573 Security Recall Report #24E-014 (NHTSA)

In 2023, Dainese started inspections, and it was famous that lots of the buckle elements have been thought of “out-of-tolerance” (exterior the tolerated space of misalignment) for the model’s high quality ranges. 

It must be famous that whereas the automated a part of the buckle wasn’t at all times working, a handbook engagement of the buckle had the factor working because it ought to.

By June, Dainese had frozen shipments from its helmet provider and to Dainese’s direct prospects, instilling further testing that later included a go-no-go jig for the problematic holes within the two frames.

July had the corporate checking 100% of all AGV Tourmodular helmets, with a 0% failure price. 

February noticed the problem dropped at the large boss (CEO) for a glance; in that very same month, Dainese determined to conduct a security marketing campaign on behalf of offering top-tier merchandise to their prospects. 

A motorcyclist wearing a helmet on a motorcycle.
A view of an AGV Tourmodular helmet. Media supplied by Dainese.

What’s Dainese’s answer to the defective ratchet?

In keeping with the recall, Dainese will present lubricant for the ratchet, to make sure that friction doesn’t deteriorate the weak componentry (no matter the truth that all componentry has been logged as good-to-go). 

When you have been affected – or know somebody affected – by this recall, count on Dainese to contact you round April twelfth of this yr. 

A motorcyclist wearing a helmet on a motorcycle.
A view of an AGV Tourmodular helmet. Media supplied by Dainese.

What can I do about this recall?

Ought to you end up affected by this recall and want to do your personal homework, be at liberty to contact both Triumph’s Buyer Service or the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) Car Security Hotline on the following contact factors:

Dainese Buyer Service

Phone #:1-855-327-5639

Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) Car Security Hotline

Phone #: 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)

Recall #: 24E-014 

www.nhtsa.gov 

Are you aware somebody who could be affected by this recall?

*Media supplied by Dainese*

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