- by Christopher Jones
- Published: 12 August 2009
SRAM has determined there is a potential for the PowerLock connector link outer plate to fail. This presents a safety issue. As a result SRAM is retrieving and replacing all affected SRAM 10 speed chain PowerLock connector links from the marketplace.
Please note, this is not a chain recall, rather a recall limited to the PowerLock connector on the 10 Speed Chain.
THIS ISSUE IS SAFETY RELATED.
SRAM advises consumers to stop using this product immediately. Failure of the SRAM 10 speed chain PowerLock connector link, while in use, may result in loss of bicycle control and possible injury.
– ONLY 10 speed PowerLock connector links are affected.
– SRAM 8 speed chains and PowerLinks are NOT affected.
– SRAM 9 speed chains and PowerLinks are NOT affected.
– SRAM 10 speed chains are NOT affected.
PowerLock connector plate may develop a crack.
Crack may develop during installation and/or early use.
Potential occurrence rate – 2.5 connector plates out of 1000
Please stop using your bike and go to your dealer to verify if your PowerLock is affected.
CHAIN MODELS/PART NUMBERS – POTENTIALLY AFFECTED – AFTERMARKET:
85.2737.270.074 PowerLock Chain Connector 10-speed (4 pcs)
91.2712.114.005 Chain PC 1090R HollowPin 114 links PowerLock 10-speed
90.2712.114.005 Chain PC 1090 HollowPin 114 links PowerLock 10-speed
89.2711.114.005 Chain PC 1070 HollowPin 114 links PowerLock 10-speed
93.2712.114.005 Chain PC 1050 114 links PowerLock 10-speed
92.2711.114.005 Chain PC 1030 114 links PowerLock 10-speed
CHAIN MODELS/PART NUMBERS – POTENTIALLY AFFECTED – OEM:
92.2711.114.014 08 CN PC1030 114 links, with PowerLock
93.2712.114.014 08 CN PC1050 114 links, with PowerLock
89.2711.114.014 07 CN PC1070 114 links, with PowerLock
90.2712.114.014 07 CN PC1090 114 links, with PowerLock
89.2711.108.014 07 CO PC1070 108MA C/ PWR.LCK PRETO 50UN
90.2712.106.014 07 CO PC1090 106MA C/ PWR.LCK PRETO 50UN
91.2712.108.014 CO PC1090R 108MA C/P.LOCK 50PS
93.2712.108.014 08 CO PC1050 108MA C/ PWR.LCK PRETO 50UN
93.2712.114.014 08 CO PC1050 114MA C/ PWR.LCK PRETO 50UN
Consumers can return these part to their dealer.
SRAM products are imported into Australia by Monza Imports