Side Latch Freezing in Cold Weather

RECALL: Zombie Attack Protector Trap

Manufacturer: ZAP Industries

Recall Date: OCT 28, 2008

Potential Number of Units Affected: 46365


On certain ZAP Traps Version 3.0 and earlier, the side latch mechanism may experience water intrusion allowing the latch mechanism to freeze in cold weather.


As a result, the door latch pawl may not return to the latch position after engagement, leaving the swinging blade unarmed for subsequent zombie attacks.


Manufacturer will install a shield over the latch; seal a drain hole in the rear panel; and apply grease to the latch mechanism free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before March 14, 2009. Owners may contact the manufacturer to arrange service.