Reviews and Problems with Baby Trend Expedition LX 9153
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Solid stroller but not a great jogger
23 June 2010
Summary: We purchased the entire Travel System and it works as advertised. The front wheel problems reported in earlier posts have been resolved with newer models. Things we like: - This system fits a wide range of children. Our son was 6 weeks early and fit into the carrier @ 5lbs. This was due to the three shoulder strap positions (versus two available positions found in other models). - The stroller rolls easily over a variety of terrain.
Summary: About two months ago we bought the Expedition LX Jogger for our 2.5 year old son. It has been absolutely everything we had hoped for, inexpensive, smooth gliding, manuverable, and comfortable for our son. The wobble that you experience in the front wheel when jogging was fixed when I removed the plastic foot rest cover (4 screws from underneath) and tightened the "front wheel wobble adjustment nut.
Summary: For all those people that fault the stroller for shaking or the wheel falling off, you people need to assemble this stroller right and tighten the wheels! IF you use the stroller with a loose front wheel the bearings may break and cause permanent damage to those bearings! The wheel bearings allow for a SMOOTH ride and turns. So, DO NOT FAULT THE STROLLER, you are the problem! Great stroller for a cheap price. Front wheel locks to a stationary position or it swivels.
Summary: I bought this baby stroller and a few months after purchase, the wheels would vibrate and the whole stroller would wobble. There was an obvious problem with the rear wheels. I could not jog with the stroller let alone walk with it. I contact the company by phone and email. I told them there was a problem with the rear wheels. They asked me to send them a video of the stroller when it was having a problem.
Summary: I bought this stroller even after reading some of the bad reviews. The bad reviews are more than likely from people who can't follow instructions. I put our stroller together following the instructions and we have nothing but good things to say about it!!! Great for wheeling on the grass or dirt but agile enough to cruise around the local supermarket or retail store.
Summary: Got it before reading Amazon reviews and instantly regretted it. Same problem as the other reviews. Unfortunately the foot rest was already assembled so I did not see the big sticker sitting under it suggesting to tighten the screw. On my first and only walk with this stroller I lost the front wheel because it wasn't tighten. Did not consider opening 4 tiny screws attaching the foot rest first, as this was not mentioned in the manual.
Summary: After reading the positives and negatives of this stroller, and testing one in a store, I bought this just before my son was born. We live at the beach and there are also a lot of bike paths, so we walk with our dogs a lot! The stroller was on sale here at Amazon, arrived quickly, and has been great!! So easy to push and turn. In 16 weeks of use, the front wheel has only come loose once and was very easy to tighten back up.
Summary: My daughter in law got this stroller for her babyshower gift. She loves the quality of this but, unfortunaly the front wheel popped off. While the baby was in it! Luckly she was buckleted in and okay. We had no idea why this happened. In order for this not to fall off we locked the front wheel. The only problem was that the wheel it self wouldn't move. So, we had to make a few ajustments. This product is very easy for transportantion but, I would be very cautious.
Summary: We have had this stroller for 2 years and were really happy with it. We did a lot of walking and jogging, on and off pavement, since we live next to a nice trail. While it's true that the front wheel wobbles when jogging fast, this is actually a feature. Let me explain. A lot of jogging strollers, including the very expensive ones (more than 3-5 times the price) do not have a front wheel that can rotate.
Summary: I bought this stroller twice! I was so excited when I bought it because I was really looking forward to having a durable stroller to use while loosing my "baby weight". After the first walk, the front wheel started wobbling and jerking, it was horrible for me and it was shaking my baby crazily. After trying to fix it I figured it was defective and took it back, I got another one and it did the same exact thing!