This recall involves front footpads for Future Motion’s Onewheel GT self-balancing electric skateboards, sold with the skateboard or independently as replacement footpads.

Onewheel and GT appear on the side of the skateboard. The Onewheel logo is printed on the skateboard’s wheel. Consumers can identify whether their Onewheel GT has a recalled front footpad by contacting Future Motion and providing the serial number for their board. The serial number can be found on the underside of the bottom rail of the skateboard rail.

Name of product:
Footpads for Onewheel GT Electric Skateboards

Hazard:
The footpad can fail to disengage after the rider has dismounted while the board is in motion and the skateboard can unexpectedly continue to operate, posing an injury hazard to bystanders.


Recall date:
August 11, 2022

Units:
About 20,500

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the skateboards with recalled footpads and contact Future Motion to determine whether their footpad is affected. Consumers with affected footpads will receive a free replacement skateboard footpad, including free shipping and installation instructions. Future Motion is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:
Future Motion has received 813 reports of the skateboards continuing to operate after the rider has dismounted, including 11 reports of injuries including bruises, friction burns and a twisted ankle.

Sold at:

Online at www.onewheel.com from March 2022 through June 2022 and authorized independent dealers nationwide from March 2022 through August 2022 for about $2,200.
Manufactured In:
United States

 


Recall number:

22-766

Source: CSPC

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