Recall: Twister Hammerhead Dune Buggies
On 2008-05-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Twister Hammerhead Dune Buggies due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2004 for about $3000.00.
About 400 units are involved in this TJ Power Sports dune buggy recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Go-Karts & Dune Buggies category in 2008.
Do you work for a company involved with this recall? Contact us to learn how you can control data, information and ads shown on this page.
What is the problem?
The seat belt adjustment for the shoulder buckle can break during impact or stress, posing an ejection and injury hazard to driver and passenger.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the dune buggies "Twister Hammerhead" with model number UM150IIR and model year 2004. The dune buggies were available in red, blue, or green. "Twister Hammerhead", the model number, and the model year can be found imprinted on the bar behind the driver and passenger seats.
These items were sold new+ at Twister dealers nationwide and online retailers from July 2004 through December 2004 for about $3,000.
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 stop using these dune buggies immediately and contact TJ Power Sports for instructions on how to receive a replacement seat belt.
For additional information, contact TJ Power Sports toll-free at (877)857-7678 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site www.tjpowersports.com