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CPSC: Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs)


On 2018-02-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc 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 100 similar recalls, involving about 2 million product units.

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Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs)
Image of Recalled 2015 YDRA PTV “The DRIVE PTV” 884248
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Phone: 800-962-7926

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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?

This recall involves the following model year 2015 through 2018 gas and electric-powered golf cars , PTVs and utility vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label under the seat on the left or right side.

Model Name Model Year Model Number Serial Number Range
The DRIVE ModelsYDRA(Gas) 2015 JC0 0600101~0606900
JC2 0200101~0211800
JW8 0500101~0516400
2016 JC0 0700101~0706598
JC2 0300101~0312000
JW8 0600101~0614300
The DRIVE ModelsYDRE(Electric) 2015 JC1 0600101~0603300
JW9 0500101~0518300
2016 JC1 0700101~0703500
JC3 0000101~0004700
JW9 0600101~0618100
The DRIVE 2 ModelsDR2A(Gas) 2017 J0A 0000101~0010100
J0B 0000101~0016900
J0D 0000101~0007200
2018 J0A 0100101~0105300
J0B 0100101~0107287
J0D 0100101~0104700
The DRIVE 2 ModelsDR2E(Electric) 2017 J0C 0000101~0011400
J0E 0000101~0002900
J0J 0000101~0001999
2018 J0C 0100101~0105482
J0E 0100101~0101300
J0J 0100101~0100798

These items were sold new+ at Yamaha Golf Car dealers nationwide from November 2014 through December 2017 for between $5,900 and $7,700.

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.

Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at and click on the Recall Tab located at the bottom of the page for more information.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

The firm has received 285 reports of brake cables failing. 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


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