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Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled Drive2 QuieTech/DC/AC/EFI
Name of Product:
Yamaha Golf Cars
Hazard:

The front wheel hubs on the golf cars 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:
February 13, 2020
Units:
About 1,350
Consumer Contact

Yamaha toll-free at 866-747-4027 anytime or online at https://www.yamahagolfcar.com/ and click on the CPSC Recall Alerts tab for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four model-year 2020 golf cars, including “Drive2 QuieTech,” “Drive2 AC,” “Drive2 EFI,” and “Drive2 DC.”  The vehicles were sold in various colors, including blue, green, red, gray, tan, silver, and white.  The model and serial number can be found on a label under the seat on the left side.

 
Model Year Model Name Model Prefix Affected Serial Number Range
2020 Drive2 QuieTech J0B 305606 306957
Drive2 AC J0J 301002 301100
Drive2 EFI J0K 103401 104680
Drive2 DC J0C 303701 304600
 
   
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Yamaha Golf Cars and contact a Yamaha Golf car dealer to schedule a free repair.  Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2019 through December 2019 for between $6,100 and $6,300.

Manufactured In:
Assembled in the United States
Distributor(s):

Yamaha Golf-Car Company, of Kennesaw, Ga.

Recall number:
20-718
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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