Recall: Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs)
On 2018-02-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs) due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2014 for about $5900 to $7700.
About 200,000 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 1st recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 80 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The brake cables on the golf cars and PTVs can fail, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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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:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled Golf Cars and PTVs and contact a local Yamaha Golf Car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 285 reports of brake cables failing. 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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