Shimano is recalling the SM-SH92 (10-degrees total float) cleats designed for Shimano SPD-R road pedals.
Potential Hazard: Users may be unable to clip out of the pedal if the rear protrusion tab breaks on the SM-SH92 cleat from prolonged use.
Description: The affected cleat has an engraved marking with the model SM-SH92 that is visible from the backside of the shoe. The SM-SH92 cleats were sold as after-market product since 1999. The cleats are compatible and are designed to be used with all Shimano SPD-R pedal models: PD-7700, -7701, -6600, -6601, -5500 and -R535. The SM-SH91 (6-degrees total float) cleats that are supplied with all Shimano SPD-R pedals and the after-market product SM-SH90 fixed cleats are not affected by this recall.
The SM-SH92 cleats were sold as after-market items under Shimano part # Y43Y98030 at retail stores.
Remedy: Call Shimano America toll free at 1-800-353-4719 (Monday through Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm P.T.) to receive replacement free of charge. The recall of the SM-SH92 bicycle cleat is being conducted in conjunction with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, which is monitoring the recall effort for effectiveness.