Graco Car Seat Recall
Last month Graco recalled 3.8 child car seats due to faulty harness buckles that get stuck in the latched position. More car seats have now been recalled and The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration believes that even more seats should be recalled by Graco. It should be noted that crash protection is not the issue in this recall, removing the child from the seat is the problem. Over time the buckles get gummed up with food and drink, making it difficult to unlatch the buckle and remove the child.
The seat models included in the recall are:
Graco’s Harness Buckle Recall Announcement gives you information on how to order a free replacement harness buckle.
Consumer Reports has a detailed article on this recall – 5 Things Parents Should Know About Graco’s Car Seat Recall.