Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

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For more information on child auto seat safety, contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236, or go to their website here. "A child that is not adequately restrained in a crash has an increased risk of an injury".

Graco is recalling more than 25,000 auto seats that might not adequately restrain children during a crash.

The model numbers impacted are 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015 and 1794334.

News of the recall came on the same day as a free auto seat safety check, from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m., at the Missouri Department of Transportation, 3602 N. Belt Highway in St. Joseph. Units with a webbing code tag of 2014/06 are affected. While waiting for a replacement kit, consumers may continue to use the My Ride 65 convertible auto seats.

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Graco is manufacturing replacement harness kits.

The 25,494 Graco My Ride 65 seats recalled were produced between May and August 2014.

Graco's Canadian division is recalling 1,393 auto seats with defective harness restraints. Graco, a subsidiary of Newell Brands Inc (NYSE:NWL), will start sending out the new harnesses on July 17, 2017.

Consumers with questions can also call Graco at 1-800-345-4109.

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