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Product name Tek Nek battery-powered children's riding vehicles
Description The Tek Nek vehicles being recalled are powered by one 6-volt battery and were manufactured before April 2000. The vehicles are made of plastic and were sold under the following model names: Prowler, Dodge Ram, Corvette, SPX Motorcycle and Honda. The model name appears on each vehicle. Some models have working lights and horn, engine and music sounds. A label on the vehicle reads "MADE IN CHINA." Tek Nek vehicles are intended for children 1 to 4 years old, and the vehicles' speed ranges from 1 to 2 mph, depending on the model. 
Problem The vehicles' battery charger or wires can overheat, presenting fire and injury hazards to children 
Distribution Sold in toy stores and discount department stores nationwide 
Company Tek Nek Toys, Mokena, Illinois; (877) 446-7719 
Dates sold July 1998 through April 2000 
Date posted 12/28/2001 
 

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