CPSC: Golf Cars, Personal Transportation and Specialty Vehicles
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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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|
|Drive Models YDRE (Electric)||JW9||600101||618100|
|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|
|Drive≤ Models DR2E (Electric)||J0C||000101||011400|
|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|
|Drive≤ Models DR2E (Electric)||J0C||100101||111700|
|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:
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Yamaha has received 417 reports of incidents involving spring failures. No injuries have been reported.
+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.