Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury, Death (Recall Alert)

The front wheel hub on the golf cars and PTVs can crack causing the front wheels to detach, posing a crash hazard.

Recall date: June 30, 2015
Recall number: 15-738
Enlarge
  • 2015 YDRAX5F PTV (“The DRIVE PTV”)

    1 of 6 photos

    2015 YDRAX5F PTV (“The DRIVE PTV”)

  • 2015 YDRAX5F (“The DRIVE EFI”)

    2 of 6 photos

    2015 YDRAX5F (“The DRIVE EFI”)

  • 2015 YTF1AX5F (“Adventurer One”)

    3 of 6 photos

    2015 YTF1AX5F (“Adventurer One”)

  • 2015 YDRAX5 (“The DRIVE”)

    4 of 6 photos

    2015 YDRAX5 (“The DRIVE”)

  • 2015 YDREX5 (“The DRIVE Electric”)

    5 of 6 photos

    2015 YDREX5 (“The DRIVE Electric”)

  • 2016 YDREX6 AC (“The DRIVE A.C.”)

    6 of 6 photos

    2016 YDREX6 AC (“The DRIVE A.C.”)

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Yamaha Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV)

Hazard:

The front wheel hubs on the golf cars and PTVs can crack causing the front wheels to detach, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander.

Consumer Contact:

Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on the CPSC Alerts tab for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 2,000

Description

This recall involves five 2015 and one 2016 model-year golf cars and PTVs. Recalled models include 2015 “The DRIVE PTV”, “The DRIVE EFI”, “Adventurer One”, “The DRIVE”, “The DRIVE Electric” and 2016 “The DRIVE A.C.” The Yamaha logo is printed on the front of the vehicle. The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver.  The serial number can be found on a label under the driver’s seat on the left or right side.

Model Names              Model Numbers          Serial Numbers  

The DRIVE PTV        YDRAX5 PTV            JC0-606306 through 606698

The DRIVE EFI          YDRAX5F                  JC2-209964 through 210300

Adventurer One           YTF1AX5F                JW6-700581 through 700600

The DRIVE                 YDRAX5                    JW8-513800 through 514310

The DRIVE Electric    YDREX6 AC              JW9-515401 through 516300

 

2016 Model

The DRIVE A.C.         YDREX6 AC              JC3-001701 through 001900

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled Golf Cars and PTVs and contact their local Yamaha Golf Car dealer to schedule a free repair.

Sold at

Yamaha Golf Car dealers nationwide from April 2015 through June 2015 for between $5,900 and $7,500. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Distributor(s)

Yamaha Golf Car Company, of Newnan, Ga.

Manufactured in

United States

  • 2015 YDRAX5F PTV (“The DRIVE PTV”)

  • 2015 YDRAX5F (“The DRIVE EFI”)

  • 2015 YTF1AX5F (“Adventurer One”)

  • 2015 YDRAX5 (“The DRIVE”)

  • 2015 YDREX5 (“The DRIVE Electric”)

  • 2016 YDREX6 AC (“The DRIVE A.C.”)