About Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank POD

Recall Date: 10/4/2017

This recall involves Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Tank PODs: The Suunto Tank POD has a black cone-shaped plastic case with SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base. See photos below. Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter Reference Nos. SS019098000 and SS005397000 Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitter has a black cone-shaped plastic case – with “SUUNTO, FINLAND” printed on top of the case and a transparent or black plastic base. Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm Suunto Tank POD Reference No. SS020306000 Suunto Tank POD has black cone-shaped plastic case with “SUUNTO TANK POD, MADE IN FINLAND” printed in gray color on the case and a transparent plastic base. Size: diameter approximately 4 cm, length approximately 8 cm

Consumer Contact

Suunto Customer Support toll free at 855-258-0900, anytime or online at http://www.suunto.com/. A list of dealers and authorized service centers can be found at www.suunto.com/dealer-locator. Consumers can also use the free Suunto Online Service Request at www.suunto.com/servicerequest to schedule a picked up from their home or office.

Retailers

  • Nationwide at retailers specializing in scuba diving equipment from October 2003 to April 2017 for about $440.

Made In

  • Finland

Importers

  • SUUNTO OY of Vantaa, Finland.

Distributors

  • SUUNTO OY of Vantaa, Finland.

Number of Units Sold: About 35,500 (in addition, about 4,000 in Canada)

Recalls From Other Countries

Hazards

  • The exterior plastic case of the Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD can burst during pre-dive pressure testing, posing an injury hazard.

Injuries

  • There have been two incidents of the transmitters bursting during dry land pressure testing, including one report of bruising.

Resolution, Remedy, Fix

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Wireless Tank Transmitter and Wireless Tank POD and return them to a Suunto dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for free inspection and repair.

Resolution Options

  • Repair

Report an incident with Wireless Tank Transmitter and Tank POD

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Sources: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Suunto-Recalls-Wireless-Tank-Transmitter-and-Tank-POD