The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Wednesday October 3, 2018 that the manufacturer was recalling certain models of golf cart and personal transportation vehicle due to problems with the accelerator pedal.
A spring in the pedal can break, leading to a possible crash hazard.
This recall involves the following model year 2016 through 2018 gas and electric-powered golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver. The model and serial number can be found on a label under the seat on the left or right side.
A full list of affected models can be found at the CPSC website.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Yamaha golf car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.
Yamaha has received 417 reports of incidents involving spring failures. No injuries have been reported.
Sold Exclusively At:
Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2015 through August 2018 for between $5,500 and $12,300.
Those affected should stop using their cart immediately and contact Yamaha for a free repair at any Yamaha dealer.