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Shaky Handle bar!

I used my Gecko for only 2 days, it's brand new. I noticed that the handle bar became shaky. Not too bad, but it wasn't that way before.It's really bugging me! You would expect a top quality from Bugaboo for that kind of pice, but....! Any suggestions how to fix it??? PLEASE!

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  • apotter Aug 30, 2007

    Thank you for your solution, I contacted bugaboo and they say that a small ammount of shaking is normal. I went to several local stores and checked their bugaboo strollers on the display. They all had the same thing. Now I feel more confident.

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Here's the link to the "user manual" which I assume you already have; http://bugaboo.com/userguides/UG_G_NA_en.pdf I have never seen a product that had so many "warnings" that this product has. I'd start by making sure all the "clicks" have been made when setting it up. Look for any loose screws, nuts or damaged parts. If you still don't feel comfortable, (and I wouldn't) I'd call their 800 number listed in the manual. I warenteed for 2 years.

Posted on Aug 28, 2007

  • Jerry Hess Aug 30, 2007

    Then this problem is solved? If so please click on it.

    Thank you.

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