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PRESS RELEASE – Shimano issues brake cable recall

Shimano recalls road brake cablesShimano has recently become aware of a potential problem with RoadBrake Cables sold as after market product and is conducting a voluntaryrecall. Please read the following for details.Name of product: Brake Inner Cables for adult bikes with dropstyle handlebars (road racing bicycles) – Part#Y80098300/Z80098300, anddouble end brake cables Y80098110/Z80098110 and Y80098400/Z80098400 (10-pack).Potential Hazard: The road cable end could detach from the cableduring braking, possibly causing the rider to losecontrol and fall.Description: Part #Y80098400/Z80098400 is

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Shimano recalls road brake cables
Shimano has recently become aware of a potential problem with RoadBrake Cables sold as after market product and is conducting a voluntaryrecall. Please read the following for details.Name of product: Brake Inner Cables for adult bikes with dropstyle handlebars (road racing bicycles) – Part#Y80098300/Z80098300, anddouble end brake cables Y80098110/Z80098110 and Y80098400/Z80098400 (10-pack).Potential Hazard: The road cable end could detach from the cableduring braking, possibly causing the rider to losecontrol and fall.Description: Part #Y80098400/Z80098400 is a dual ended brakecable (road end and ATB end on same cable)packaged in quantities of 10pcs of 1.6mm x 1700mm cable. Individual packages will have Part #Y80098110/Z80098110.
 
Part #Y80098300/Z80098300 is packaged only with 1 piece of 1.6mm x1700mm road cable.All affected cables are those that are new and unused or in use on aroad-type lever and do not have a productioncode. Cables installed on mountainbikes, bmx bikes or flat handlebar bikes are not affected.Sold at: Affected cables were sold to North American distributorsand dealers as after market parts.
Affected Period: They were produced from April of 2003 untilMarch of 2004.
Manufactured in: Osaka, Japan.REMEDY / CONTACT: Stop riding the potentiallyaffected bicycle immediately and take it to a local bicycle shop for verification.Youmay also contact Shimano American Corp. toll free at 1-800-353-4719 (MondaythroughFriday 8:00am–5:00pm P.T.) for assistance. This information is alsoavailable on our website:http://bike.shimano.com(US site). The recall of the road brake cables is being conducted in conjunctionwiththe United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is monitoringthe recall effortfor effectiveness.