RECARO recalls 173,000 child car seats

Posted: 11:53 AM, Sep 16, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-16 11:53:14-04

RECARO Child Safety is recalling more than 173,000 car seats in the United States due to the top tether's possibility of detaching from the seat in a crash, according to ABC News

ABC reported the recall affects ProRide and Performance Ride seats made before June 9, 2015. 

According to ABC , RECARO said the seat shells can crack or come loose from the main shell during a crash, increasing the risk of injury. The issue was discovered in testing by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 

RECARO said no injuries have been reported. 

For more information, read RECARO's safety recall report here or visit


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