ReadyLIFT brand lift kits recalled due to crash hazard

Starting date:
April 8, 2021
Posting date:
April 8, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Specialized Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75321

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: ReadyLIFT brand lift kits.
  • Issue: Bolt failure could result in the separation from the frame or chassis, which could potentially cause a loss of vehicle control.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately contact their local dealer/installation center for a free repair.

Affected products

ReadyLIFT brand lift kits

Product description

This recall involves ReadyLIFT brand lift kits containing M18 Class 10.9 bolts in sizes ranging from 130mm to 150mm in length.

The following lift kits are affected:
Part/stock keep number Name of Product Vehicle years
44-1960 6" LIFT KIT - DODGE/RAM 1500 2019-2021
44-2575-K 7" LIFT KIT - FORD F-150 4WD W/ SST3000 SHOCKS  2015-2020
44-2576 7" LIFT KIT - FORD F-150 4WD W/ BILSTEIN REAR SHOCKS  2015-2020
44-2576LS 7" LIFT KIT - FORD F-150 4WD W/ BILSTEIN REAR SHOCKS  2015-2020
67-2550 RADIUS ARM BRACKET KIT – FORD SUPER DUTY 4WD  2005-2016
69-2735 3.5" SST LIFT KIT - FORD SUPER DUTY F250/F350 4WD (1-PC DRIVE SHAFT ONLY)  2017-2021
69-2736 3.5" SST LIFT KIT - FORD SUPER DUTY F250/F350 4WD (2-PC DRIVE SHAFT ONLY)  2017-2021

Hazard identified

If a substandard bolt remains undetected, it could lead to loss of clamp load potentially resulting in separation of the suspension lower control arm, radius arm, relocation bracket or crossmember from the frame or chassis, which could potentially cause a loss of vehicle control.

As of April 1, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injury in Canada. 

Number sold

The company reported that 28 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September, 2020 to January 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
Wheel Pros, LLC
Greenwood Village
Colorado
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Ken Pin Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Taiwan
TAIWAN, PROVINCE OF CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately contact their local dealer/installation center to schedule an appointment for a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact ReadyLIFT Suspension Inc. toll-free at 1-800-549-4620, from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or by email.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.