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Yamaha recalls golf cars and personal transportation vehicles

The brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard

Yamaha golf cart
Photo source: CPSC
Yamaha Golf-Car Company of Kennesaw, Ga., is recalling about 5,000 Yamaha Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTV).

The brakes can fail, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Yamaha model-year 2021and 2022 Golf Car and Personal Transportation vehicles sold in various colors including white, blue, green, and orange.

The model name is printed on the left and right sides of the vehicle, and the serial number can be found on the frame under the operator’s seat. A list of the recalled vehicles may be found here.

The golf cars and PTVs, manufactured in Japan, were sold exclusively at Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from April 2020, through August 2021, for between $6,000 and $9,500.

What to do

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.

Consumers may contact Yamaha toll-free at (866) 747-4027 anytime or visit the company's page online for more information.

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