Important – Shimano Cleat Recall Thursday, May 06, 2004
This email is meant to be an important informational service regarding a product recall to our members who may have the mentioned product. This is not an endorsement or advertisement for Shimano.
Important Recall Notice of SM-SH92 Cleats sold as after market product for Shimano SPD-R Pedals
Shimano has recently become aware of a potential problem with SM-SH92 cleats (Shimano part# Y43Y98030). Please read below for details.
Name of product: SM-SH92 (10° total float) cleats designed for Shimano SPD-R road pedals. Potential Hazard: Unable to clip out of the pedal if the rear protrusion tab breaks on the SM-SH92 cleat from prolonged use. Description: The affected cleat has an engraved marking with the model SM-SH92 that is visible from the backside of the shoe. The SM-SH92 cleats were sold as aftermarket product since 1999. The cleats are compatible and are designed to be used with all Shimano SPD-R pedal models -PD-7700 / 7701 / 6600 / 6601 / 5500 / R535. The SM-SH91 (6° total float) cleats that are supplied with all Shimano SPD-R pedals and the after market product SM-SH90 fixed cleats are not affected by this recall.
Sold at: The SM-SH92 cleats were sold as after market items under Shimano part # Y43Y98030 at retail stores.
Manufactured in: Osaka, Japan.
Remedy / Contact: Call Shimano American Corp. toll free at 1-800-353-4719 (Monday through Friday 8:00am~5:00pm P.T.) to receive replacement free of charge.
This information is also available for consumers on our website: http://bike.shimano.com (US site).
The Recall of the SM-SH92 bicycle cleat is being conducted in conjunction with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is monitoring the recall effort for effectiveness.
SHIMANO American Corp. Bike Service dept.
1 Holland Drive, Irvine, CA 92618