Name of Product: E-Z-GO Freedom RXV with Rear Facing Seat Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV)
Hazard: The rear seat structure of the PTV can fail, resulting in the rear seat tilting unexpectedly, posing fall and injury hazards to the riders.
Recall Date: January 13, 2022
Units: About 280
Description: This recall involves model-year 2022 E-Z-GO Freedom RXV ELiTE, Freedom RXV Gas, and Freedom RXV 48V personal transportation vehicles with a rear-facing seat. Recalled units have serial numbers within the range of 5633701 to 5651753. The vehicle’s serial number can be found near the base of the steering column. These vehicles are commonly referred to as golf carts or golf cars and are used primarily to transport people.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the rear facing seat of their recalled vehicle and contact Textron for a free repair. Textron Specialized Vehicles is contacting all purchasers directly to coordinate a free repair program with dealers to inspect and replace the recalled vehicle’s rear seat frame.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: E-Z-GO dealerships nationwide and online via E-Z-GO’s Dealer to Driveway program, from August 2021 through December 2021 for between $9,900 and $17,450.
Manufacturer(s): Textron Specialized Vehicles of Augusta, Georgia
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 22-717
Consumer Contact: Textron Specialized Vehicles toll-free at 888-525-6040 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://ezgo.txtsv.com and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page, or https://ezgo.txtsv.com/resources/recall-information for more information.