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CPSC: Golf Cars, Personal Transportation and Specialty Vehicles

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On 2018-10-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Golf Cars, Personal Transportation and Specialty Vehicles due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $5500 to $12300.

About 100,000 units are involved in this golf car recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 13th recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018. Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls, involving about 1 million product units.

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Golf Cars, Personal Transportation and Specialty Vehicles
Image of Recalled YTF1A Adventurer 893438
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Company Contact Information:

Website: http://www.yamahagolfcar.com/
Phone: 866-747-4027

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What is the problem?

The accelerator pedal return spring can break, posing a crash hazard.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves the following model year 2016 through 2018 gas and electric-powered golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver. The model and serial number can be found on a label under the seat on the left or right side.

Model Year Model Name Model Prefix Serial Number Range
2016 Drive Models YDRA (Gas) JW8 600101 614300
JC2 300101 312000
JC0 700101 706600
Drive Models YDRE (Electric) JW9 600101 618100
JC3 000101 004700
JC1 700101 703500
Adventurer Model YTF1A (Gas) JW6 800101 800600
Adventurer Model YTF2A (Gas) JW7 700101 701250
Adventurer Model YTF2E (Electric) JW3 100101 100300
2017 Drive≤ Models DR2A (Gas) J0A 000101 010100
J0B 000101 016900
J0D 000101 007200
Drive≤ Models DR2E (Electric) J0C 000101 011400
J0E 000101 002900
J0J 000101 002000
Adventurer Model YTF1A (Gas) JW6 900101 900400
Adventurer Model YTF2A (Gas) JW7 800101 800750
Adventurer Model YTF2E (Electric) JW3 200101 200250
2018 Drive≤ Models DR2A (Gas) J0A 100101 110400
J0B 100101 119200
J0D 100101 110600
Drive≤ Models DR2E (Electric) J0C 100101 111700
J0E 100101 102600
J0J 100101 102700
Adventurer Model YTF1A (Gas) JW6 910101 910500
Adventurer Model YTF2A (Gas) JW7 900101 900800
Adventurer Model YTF2E (Electric) JW3 300101 300250

These items were sold new+ at Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2015 through August 2018 for between $5,500 and $12,300.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

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Yamaha toll-free at 866-747-4027 anytime or online at www.yamahagolfcar.com and click on the CPSC Recall Alerts tab for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Yamaha has received 417 reports of incidents involving spring failures. No injuries have been reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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