Reviews and Problems with Baby Trend Expedition LX 9152
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should be recalled
20 March 2010
Summary: The wheel wobbles severely and/or locks up and causes the stroller to tip over. It happens regardless of whether or not the wheel is locked (for running). Tightening the nut doesn't work for more than a half a block, neither does replacing the bearing (purchased from the manufacturer). If you do an online search you will find countless complaints about this same issue - yet there has been no recall and the product is still being sold at major retailers.
Summary: My husband and I have had this stroller and the accompanying infant car seat for over 7 months now. Overall, we have found it to be an OK stroller with several strengths and weaknesses. We really liked it earlier when my daughter was in her infant car seat (which latches onto the stroller) but now that our baby has outgrown her car seat, we are looking for a better stoller. Here are the pros and cons: PROS: The stoller was easy to put together.
Summary: The Good: - Inexpensive jogging stroller - Easy to assemble, no tools required - Easy to compact, removable rear wheels - Reclines almost flat for newborns - All terrain Not-so-Good: - Average materials and construction - Swiveling front wheel can be wobbly - Bulky, heavy when traveling
Summary: I bought this stroller as an all-purpose, from running errands to rollerblading a smooth path at the lake. There were a couple of things I did like about the stroller, namely- * the price * the ease of pushing and turning while walking * the sun shade, which pivots fully down to address low sun angle * the simple fold and lock However, significant cons resulted in my returning it after one week: * when the swivel wheel is unlocked, while trying to pull it backwards...
Kate "mother, wife, English teacher and anima..., Amazon
6 July 2009
Summary: I just wanted a stroller that I could use for walks around our neighborhood. The sidewalks around here are very uneven, and umbrella strollers got caught on every bump and nearly sent my daughter flying out. Someone told me to try a jogging stroller with wheels like a bike. Another person told me to get one with a swivel wheel. So I did a lot of research, but could not find the one I wanted in any of my local stores.
Summary: We have used the jogger for only about two months when the front wheel suddenly won't go straight. Turns out the fork bearings are shot - which, if you do a little research, you will find is way too common a problem with baby trend products. Have tried calling them to get a replacement but end up sitting on hold until we get sick of waiting. Will never buy baby trend again - and will advise everyone I know against this company. Just plain crap.
Summary: On my 4th short WALK, the front tire fell off. I contacted BABY TREND and they immediately offered to send the part that I would need to keep the wheel on...for $19.95 After searching reviews to see if this was an isolated incident, I found that it is not. This is a common problem with this stroller so I reported it to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Summary: My baby just turned 1 this weekend, and we've had this stroller an entire year. We've had problems from the first day of use with the front wheel shaking wildly from side to side. This happens not just while jogging, but also while walking. We've checked numerous times to make sure the wheel is tight and it is.
Summary: We love this stroller. Have now owned it for 13 months, 10 of those it was used with our son on a very regular basis with the matching carseat. This stroller has exceeded our expectations. It is quite light for its size; for those who state that this stroller is heavy and cumbersome, apparently have never lifted one of the popular Graco fully loaded strollers (which a friend of mine owns). I could not imagine trying to cram that thing into my small Honda Civic trunk.
Summary: I was looking for a stroller that I could use in the mall. I also wanted something to go walking with on local trails. We ended up getting this one because it seemed to have everything I wanted without the big $ tag. Pros & cons *The shade- The huge shade cover is great. I know someone said theirs didn't move forward all the way but ours does. No problems with ours. *Storage basket- I like the nice size storage basket underneath.