This recall involves 2022 Santa Cruz Heckler 9 model electric bicycles (e-bikes), which were sold in Gloss Avocado Green or Maritime Gray colors. They come with an interchangeable 720WH battery that sits inside a black case under the frame.
The name “SANTA CRUZ” is printed on the sides of the downtube of the bicycle frame, and “Heckler” is printed on the top tube of the frame and on the inside of the left chainstay on the frame.
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Santa Cruz Bicycles 2022 Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles
The latch mechanism that holds the battery in place can malfunction, causing the battery to dislodge from the frame and fall to the ground, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Additionally, the latch spring can cause additional wear on the battery housing over time, posing a fire hazard.
May 05, 2022
Santa Cruz Bicycles has received 10 reports of batteries falling from the frame and two reports of the latch spring causing added wear on the battery housing. No injuries or fires have been reported.