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American Landmaster recalls utility vehicles

The steering shaft can separate from the joint and result in a loss of

American Landmaster L4 model utility vehicle
Photo source: CPSC
American Landmaster of Columbia City, Ind., is recalling about 1,050 American Landmaster EV, L3, L4, L5, L5W, and L7 Utility Vehicles (UTVs).

The steering shaft can separate from the joint and result in a loss of control, posing crash and injury hazards.

The company has received seven reports of the steering shaft separating. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves American Landmaster utility vehicles series EV, L3, L4, L5, L5W, and L7, equipped with standard (non-power) steering, and manufactured between March 2021, and October 2021. They were sold in red, blue, and camouflage colors.

Landmaster and the model name appear on the frame near the front left wheel of the vehicles. The model year and date of manufacture can be found on a data plate behind the vehicle’s pedals.

The UTVs, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at American Landmaster dealers nationwide from March 2021, through October 2021, for between $7,200 and $12,700.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact American Landmaster to receive instructions for conducting an inspection to determine if their vehicle requires repair. Owners can also make an appointment for a no-cost inspection and -- if necessary -- full repair from an authorized repair shop.

American Landmaster is contacting all registered owners directly.

Consumers may contact American Landmaster at (800) 643-7332 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at safety@americanlandmaster.com, or online for more information.

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