feedback
facebook page
Follow Me on Pinterest
twitter page
google plus page
rss feed

Recalled Product

Item detail and remedy information

Search Recalls or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)

Recall: Twister Hammerhead Dune Buggies

email
email

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.

Check My Dune Buggy  |   See Other Recalled Go-Karts & Dune Buggies

Twister Hammerhead Dune Buggies
Image of Recalled Dune Buggy 406584
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

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

Advertisement

Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

TJ Power Sports has received one report of a seat belt breaking that resulted in nerve damage to the rider s right arm.

Back to Top


+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.

Advertisement

Own a Different Dune Buggy?

Add it to Items I Own,™ and our system will check it for past recalls, then keep checking daily, so you don't have to. Click "I Own a Similar Item" to continue.

Items I Own™ is a free WeMakeItSafer service.

Latest Safety Recalls

Select image for details, including additional styles.

 

Advertisement

Comments

Do you have comments or questions about this recall? Share them here.

Note: The recalling companies may not be monitoring these comments; they should be directed toward the public. Community Guidelines apply.

comments powered by Disqus
Back to Top

Similar Products Recalled Recently:

See All Similar Recalls
2016-11-14
Hammerhead Off-Road
2010-07-15
Baja Motorsports Go-Carts
2006-04-04
Tecumseh Engines used in Carter Brothers, Ken Bar Fun-Karts
2006-03-02
Manco Blazer Fun-Kart, Sunright International Go-Karts
2005-06-21
Yerf-Dog Go-Karts.


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

Search Recalled Products or Browse by Category
Consumer Products (?)
Food & Health (?)
Vehicles (?)
Latest Product Recalls
Consumers
Register Products
Check for Recalls
Find Resources
Brands & Retailers
Connect to Customers

Consignment Sales
Check Inventory
Install Recall Finder
Take Safety Pledge

Home Inspectors
Check Appliances
Developers
APIs & Feeds
Recall Search for Web
Recall Search for Mobile
Facebook Apps

Researchers
Product Recall Statistics
About
Company
Contact
Press
Blog

Social
Facebook
Twitter