Segway Powersports of McKinney, Texas, is recalling about 1,100 Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs).
The cockpit rear panel between the seats and the cargo bed can overheat and melt the plastic, posing a fire hazard.
The firm has received ten reports of incidents, including seven incidents involving fire and three incidents with overheating. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves model year 2022 Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) sold in various colors, including white, black, gray, and camo. “FUGLEMAN” decals are printed on the right and left rear side panels. The Segway logo is printed on the hood. The model number is located on the right and left rear side panels next to the Fugleman logo.
The UTVs, manufactured in China, were sold at Segway Powersports authorized dealers (sellers of off-road vehicles) from November 2021, through May 2022, for between $14,400 and $16,700.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled UTVs and take them to an authorized Segway Powersports dealer for a free repair, which includes the installation of larger and additional heat shields.
The firm has contacted all known purchasers.
Consumers may contact Segway Powersports toll-free at (877) 628-0202 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online for more information.