Customers asked to stop using product

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Raymarine have issued a recall of their SPX5 Sport Drive Pilot.

The firm are recalling any models of the product sold between February and July 2009.

They say: “As a result of a potential component problem, the mechanical clutch assembly may fail, causing the steering of the vessel to lock in one direction, with a possible risk to the safety of the vessel and crew.

“Customers must stop using the products immediately and arrange deinstallation and return to the retailer/dealer from whom it was purchased.”

The retailer/dealer will arrange for a replacement or, if preferred, a refund, Raymarine say.

“We are sorry for any inconvenience or concern caused,” they add.

No other products are affected by the recall.

Any customers who have any questions regarding these products should contact Raymarine Customer Services.

The products affected are:

SPX5 SPORT DRIVE PILOT and control head, code E12206

SPX5 SPORT DRIVE PILOT pilot only, code E12132

Tel: 44 (0)2392 714700.
Website: www.raymarine.com