In September of 2019 I purchased the Garmin Vector 3 power meter pedals. All was good until March when I was completing antelope and suddenly my right foot hit the ground. I look down and my pedal is connected to my shoe and took some threads from my crank with it. Get replacement pair and 1 month later same thing happens.
Upon checking the spindle is removed from the pedal body by about 2mm and is pretty much seized up using reasonable force. Upon contacting garmin they tell me essentially that I incorrectly installed them and my setup might not be right for their product (R8000 cranks). So now I’ve got thread damage to 2 cranks woo hoo and no suggestions from garmin on how to prevent this from happening in the future.
Safe to say not sure I will put my 3rd vector units on my bike
Wondering if anyone else has had a similar situation happen to them with the Vector 3 pedals