Recall Alert: Steel Rolling Chassis for Utility Vehicles Recalled Due to Crash and Injury Hazards; Imported by Navitas Vehicle Systems
Name of Product: Steel rolling chassis for utility vehicles
Hazard: The throttle pedal can stick in the depressed position, posing crash and injury hazards.
Recall Date: August 25, 2022
Recall Number: 22-206
Units: About 3,700
Description: This recall involves Navitas Steel Rolling Chassis for utility vehicles. The chassis is used to build personal utility vehicles. When completed the vehicle seats 2-6 riders. The chassis measures about four feet wide by seven to nine feet long.
Model Number | Model Seating
10-000818-AC, 10-000819-AC | 4 Seats (Standard Length)
10-000820-AC, 10-000821-AC | 6 Seats (Stretch Length)
The chassis’ nine-digit serial number can be found on a metal label at the rear left of the chassis, above the wheel well. Serial numbers included in this recall are as follows:
Model Year | Serial Number Example
2020 | xx20xxxxxx
2021 | xx21xxxxxx
2022 | xx21xxxxxx
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using any utility vehicles with the recalled Navitas steel rolling chassis and contact Navitas Vehicle Systems to schedule a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries: Navitas has received five reports of the throttle pedal sticking in the depressed position, including two reports of a utility vehicle crash, one resulting in minor injuries to rider’s arms and legs.
Sold At: Navitas dealers and distributors nationwide from June 2020 through April 2022 for between $5,000 and $7,500.
Distributor(s): Navitas Vehicle Systems Ltd., of Canada
Manufactured In: China
CONSUMER CONTACT: Navitas Vehicle Systems Ltd. toll-free at 844-576-2499 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at Chassis-Recall@navitasvs.com, online at www.navitasvs.com/contact/FSB0428 or www.navitasvs.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.