Recall: Yerf-Dog Go-Karts.
On 2005-06-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Yerf-Dog Go-Karts. due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2004 for about $1500.00 to $1800.00.
About 10,000 units are involved in this FF Acquisition Wheeled Goods go kart recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Go-Karts & Dune Buggies category in 2005.
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What is the problem?
The suspension assembly can crack causing the rider to lose control of the go-kart.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves one- and two-seater model Yerf-Dog Spiderbox series go-karts. The go-karts have full suspension and 150cc engines. Date codes and model numbers are located on a plate attached to the engine casing.
These items were sold new+ at Yerf-Dog dealers nationwide from July 2004 through May 2005 for between $1,500 and $1,800.
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:
The company is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Please do not use the recalled go-cart if it has not been repaired.
The company is out of business and contact information is no longer available.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The manufacturer has received five reports of the suspension assembly cracking and causing the rider to lose control, including reports of bruises and head and back injuries.
+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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