Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America of Newnan, Ga., is recalling about 145,000 Yamaha golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles.
The accelerator pedal return spring can break, posing a crash hazard.
The company has received 417 reports of incidents involving spring failures. No injuries have been reported.
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.
The vehicles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold exclusively at Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2015, through August 2018, for between $5,500 and $12,300.
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 online at www.yamahagolfcar.com and click on the CPSC Recall Alerts tab for more information.
Keep an eye on your inbox, the lastest consumer news is on it's way!