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Go-Karts Recalled for Repair Due to Loss of Control Hazard

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Recall Date:
March 02, 2006

Recall Details

March 2, 2006
Release #06-102
Manco's Recall Hotline: (800) 643-7332
Sunright's Recall Hotline: (888) 737-7488


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.


Name of Product: Manco Blazer Fun-Kart, Sunright International Go-Karts

Units: About 3,200

Importer: Sunright International, of Norcross, Ga.

Distributor: Manco Power Sports Inc. of Fort Wayne, Ind.

Hazard: The throttle that controls the go-kart engine can fail and not return the vehicle to idle speed, posing a loss of control hazard to the driver.

Incidents/Injuries: Sunright International and Manco Power Sports Inc. have received three reports of incidents in which the throttle did not return to idle speed, though no injuries have been reported.

Description: The recall involves two-seat go-karts, Manco Blazer model 1050L-09 and Sunright International model RTV50-SK50, equipped with a 49 cc engine and an electric start. The go-karts were produced in several colors including red, green, blue, and yellow. The VIN number on the Manco go-karts is attached to the frame behind the seat back cushion. The VIN number on the Sunright go-karts is stamped on the side of the engine. The recalled go-karts contain one of the following VIN numbers:

Manco: 1095292 through 1099782
Sunright:  04100017 through 05100771



Sold at: Manco go-karts were sold at retailers nationwide from November 2005 through December 2005 for about $900. Sunright go-karts were sold at other retailers in Arkansas, Tennessee and Texas from August 2005 through November 2005 from $900 to $1100.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled go-karts immediately. Registered owners of the vehicles will be notified directly by Manco or Sunright. To schedule a free repair, consumers should call or visit the retail location where the go-karts were purchased.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Manco at (800) 643-7332 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit Manco's Web site at Consumers can call Sunright toll-free at (888) 737-7488 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit Sunright's Web site at


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