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Fushin USA Recalls Youth Model ATVs

By June 11, 2009

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A Texas distributor has voluntarily recalled Fushin ATVs for not having front brakes among other things. The 90cc quads sold for a few hundred bucks and were, obviously, made in China.

I can't see myself putting my kid on a 90cc quad that has no. front. brakes.

If you or someone you know has one of these quads, please let them know that they can take them back for a free fix, and that it'll be well worth it considering the consequences.

Read the original Recall below.

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Product Involved: Fushin ATVs

Units: About 650

Distributor: Fushin USA LLC, of Dallas, Texas

Hazard: These ATVs lack front brakes, a tire pressure gauge, and padding to cover the sharp edges on the handlebar assembly, which could pose a risk of injury to young riders.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves FXSA 002A-90cc. The size 90cc youth ATV comes in a variety of colors such as black, red, blue, yellow, green, pink, tan camo, blue camo, army camo, green camo leaf camo, pink camo and yellow/black.

Sold by: Fushin dealerships and online nationwide from October 2005 through May 2006 for between $250 and $350.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using them immediately and contact their local dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been notified about this recall by mail.

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Comments
October 30, 2009 at 5:35 pm
(1) Rodney Wheeler says:

I have been riding since I was 4 yrs old. Front brake should not be used unless stopping on a large hill going up. Going down can flip the unit with front brake. Also for sudden stops it helps enhance the quicker stop. People forget these were intended for light back yard riding first time riders. Having rear brake only is fine and is realy all that is nessary. The saftest is four brake system where front and rear brakes are on all at the same time for young riders.

October 31, 2009 at 11:24 am
(2) Matt Finley says:

Wait, what?

Are you saying that it’s OK that there’s no brakes on the front because you might only use them under certain circumstances?

November 16, 2010 at 2:00 am
(3) eddie says:

yes Rodney is right , these are small first timer four wheelers, and front brakes are not required , but in most atv/bikes its a 60/40 split for the brakes and can put a novice rider in a pinch in the wrong spot. if your child cant stop with just the rear brakes, they are not riding on a terrain where this atv is suitable, and if they are going that fast where they cant stop in a suitable distance with just the rear there is a screw on the thumb throttle where you need to slow it down these little 90cc motors can run up to 35mph. But all in all its a free repair so its all by preference , and with the front brakes the kids can ride the atv from novice to intermediate skill levels for a while longer.

November 16, 2010 at 9:16 am
(4) Matt Finley says:

Eddie, Kids should be 12 years old to ride that little 90cc quad. I don’t know about you, but both of my boys have bikes with front AND back brakes, AND they know how to use them. We’re working on “when”, and by the time they’re old enough to use the 90 cc quad they will know how AND when.

50cc quads? Not so much.

90cc? Yeah, they go fast enough I’ll get one with front brakes, thank you very much.

April 8, 2011 at 11:24 pm
(5) randy says:

Think the sarcasm is not needed! Ha! Do not need back brakes, I have 2 of the Fushin 110cc 4 wheelers for my 6 and 8 year old boys, and they were taught by ME (THIER DAD) how to ride carefully. They are also observed closely while riding. I agree with the earlier post, if they are going too fast to stop, then they have outgrown the use of that wheeler. This is a beginners bike, so teach them on it and then get something bigger that needs front brakes.

July 18, 2011 at 10:03 pm
(6) Barb says:

It fine to get the part you need to fix the problem, but there number is always busy can’t get hold of them. Emailed they no response now what.

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