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.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
June 30, 2015
Units:
About 2,000
Consumer Contact:

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

Recall Details

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

 
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.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

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
Recall number:
15-738