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Certain Recent Galileo SOL and Luna Dive Computers
SCUBAPRO has notified the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that it is voluntarily recalling 1,486 UWATEC Galileo Luna and Sol dive computers sold in the United States beginning May 7, 2015. This provides you with information on the recall along with details on the logistics that will be used to complete the recall.
We learned from a small number of consumer communications that certain Galileo dive computers experienced screen freezes. No injuries have been reported.Out of an abundance of caution, and consistent with our safety-first philosophy, SCUBAPRO is voluntarily recalling dive computers with specific serial numbers.
The affected products are UWATEC Galileo Luna and Sol dive computers with these serial numbers:
Galileo LUNA: from 150422 0058 001 to 150903 0338 005
Galileo SOL: from 150423 0202 001 to 150921 0001 005
If your UWATEC Galileo Luna or Sol dive computer does not have a serial number in the ranges listed above, then it does not fall within the scope of this recall.
Consumers with affected computers should return them to an authorized SCUBAPRO dealer or to SCUBAPRO directly. Please call our toll free hotline at 1-800-790-3757 to register for the recall and we will mail you a return form and a postage-prepaid box to return your affected units to us. Consumers will receive free replacement units in early 2016.
Q. Why is this recall being conducted?
A. We learned from a small number of consumer communications that certain Galileo dive computers experienced screen freezes. While no injuries have been reported, diver safety is our top priority and we are recalling the computers out of an abundance of caution. This voluntary recall applies to UWATEC Galileo Luna and Sol dive computers sold in European and non-European markets beginning May 2015.
Q. What is the problem with the product?
A. The computer screen may freeze which may pose a risk of injury to divers who fail to comply with the instructions in the Galileo Owner's Manual to always dive with back-up equipment.
Q. How is the Company conducting this recall?
A. Affected products have been removed from stores and consumers should return them to an authorized SCUBAPRO for free replacement units that will be available in early 2016.
Q. How can I tell if my product is affected by the recall?
A. Only certain, recent models of UWATEC Galileo Luna and Sol dive computers are affected. The model name and UWATEC's appear on the front of the dive computer. The dive computers being recalled bear the following serial numbers:
The serial number is stamped on the back of the computer and printed on labels affixed to the product packaging. All other serial numbers are unaffected.
Q. How do I participate in the recall?
A. First, determine if the serial number on your computer matches those affected by the recall. If it does not match, then continue to use your computer with confidence. If it does match, stop using it immediately and return it to our authorized dealer. You may also visit us online at www.scubapro.com and click on "Galileo Recall" for more information.
Q. Is there anything I should do to prepare the product before returning?
A. If you wish to retain a record of your dives, please download the dive logs before returning the computer.
Q. How long will it take for me to receive the free replacement unit?
A. A free replacement will be shipped to you in early 2016. We sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause you.
Q. My product appears to be okay. Can I continue to use it?
A. No. If your computer model and serial numbers match those affected by this recall, please stop using the product immediately and return it to us to receive a free replacement unit.
Q. I no longer have the receipt for the product. Can I still return it?
A. Yes, as long as the model and serial number match those affected by this recall.
Q. Will I be able to repair the product myself?
A. No. Please return it to us immediately for your free replacement unit.
Q. Who can I contact if I have further questions?
A. Contact us online at www.scubapro.com and click on "Galileo Recall" for more information.