Yamaha Motor Powered Products Announces Recall Alert for Personal Transportation Vehicles
Yamaha Motor Powered Products has issued a recall for its Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles due to the potential hazards they pose in terms of crashes and injuries.
The recall is being conducted as a precautionary measure since the personal transportation vehicles have the potential to accelerate unexpectedly, which can lead to accidents and injuries for consumers.
The remedy for the recalled vehicles is a free repair offered by Yamaha Golf Car Company, the manufacturer. Owners of the affected vehicles are advised to immediately discontinue their use and contact Yamaha Golf Car Company for further instructions and assistance. The company can be reached at 800-638-2772 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Additional information can also be found on their website at https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/Content.php?content=cpsc-recalls or www.yamahagolfcar.com under “CPSC Recall Alerts.”
The recall pertains to Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles sold in various colors, including white, blue, green, and orange. The model name can be found on both sides of the vehicle, while the serial number is located on the frame under the operator’s seat.
The following models and serial number ranges are included in the recall:
- Model: Drive2 QuieTech PTV
- Serial Number Prefix: J0D
- Serial Numbers: 600665 to 602162
- Model: Drive2 Powertech AC PTV
- Serial Number Prefix: J0E
- Serial Numbers: 600109 to 600468
- Model: UMAX Rally 2+2 AC
- Serial Number Prefix: J0P
- Serial Numbers: 000705 to 000739
- Model: Concierge 4E
- Serial Number Prefix: J2D
- Serial Numbers: 100101 to 100421
- Model: Drive2 Powertech AC Li PTV
- Serial Number Prefix: J5C
- Serial Numbers: 400104 to 400139
The Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles included in the recall were sold nationwide by Yamaha Golf car dealers and distributors from August 2022 to March 2023. The prices ranged between $6,200 and $9,700.
These vehicles were manufactured by Yamaha Motor Powered Products Co. Ltd. in Japan and imported by Yamaha Golf Car Company in Kennesaw, Georgia.
Owners of the affected vehicles are encouraged to take immediate action and follow the instructions provided by Yamaha Golf Car Company to ensure their safety. The recall number associated with this campaign is 23-773.
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