Evenflo Car Seat Recall!
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is alerting consumers of a recall involving 13,792, Evenflo Maestro child safety seats. In the event of a crash, a crack could form at the front of the seat, adjacent to the harness adjuster, causing the child to be improperly restrained.Evenflo is recalling the child seats with model numbers beginning with 310. Those include 3101198; 3101980; 31011048; 31011049; 31011059 produced between November 24, 2009, and April 9, 2010. The model number and the manufacture date are located on a label on the side of the car seat/carrier.To fix the problem, Evenflo is providing consumers with a metal reinforcement plate to provide additional structural support in the area of the harness adjuster. Owners of the affected seats should contact Evenflo at (1-800-233-5921) immediately to obtain a free reinforcement plate. Until the repair kit is received, seats can continue to be used in accordance with the owner’s manual.This information was obtained from: http://www.safercar.gov