Intimidator Recalls Intimidator and Mahindra Utility Vehicles (UTVs) Due to Crash Hazard

WASHINGTON D.C. – June 10, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Intimidator and Mahindra Recall Summary

Name of Product: Intimidator and Mahindra branded utility vehicles (UTVs)

Hazard: The throttle cable can freeze at low ambient temperatures, resulting in a stuck throttle which can cause the brakes to fail to stop the vehicle, posing a crash hazard. Additionally, on certain Model Year 2022 Intimidator GC1K vehicles, the onboard software does not prevent consumers from exceeding 15 mph when the seatbelt is disengaged, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: June 09, 2022

Units: About 16,000

Consumer Contact: Intimidator toll-free at 855-307-0933 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online depending on your model’s brand at www.intimidatorutv.com/recall/ or www.intimidatorutv.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page or www.mahindrausa.com/–recall-notices or www.mahindrausa.com and click on “Recall Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Intimidator and Mahindra Recall Details

Description: This recall involves Intimidator and Mahindra branded models 750, 800, 1000, TGB, and GC1K utility vehicles (UTVs). The recalled UTVs were sold in a variety of colors. “Intimidator” or “Mahindra” is displayed on the front grill and the model series is printed on the rear-side panels. The vehicle identification number (VIN) can be found on a label inside the glove box, inside the hood compartment and below the driver’s seat. The serial numbers of affected Intimidator vehicles are available at www.intimidatorutv.com/recall/. The serial range of the affected Mahindra vehicles are 000000 through 010545. The following vehicles are included in this recall:

Make & Model: Model Years:
Intimidator GC1K Classic 2018-2022
Intimidator GC1K Crew 2019-2022
Intimidator GC1K Truck 2019-2022
Intimidator 750 Classic 2013-2022
Intimidator 750 Crew 2014-2022
Intimidator 750 Truck 2013-2022
Intimidator 800 Classic 2015-2018
Intimidator 800 Crew 2015-2018
Intimidator 800 Enforcer 2016-2018
Intimidator 1000 Series Diesel Classic 2013-2022
Intimidator 1000 Series Diesel Crew 2013-2022
Intimidator 1000 Series Diesel Truck 2013-2022
Mahindra 750 Classic 2015-2020
Mahindra 750 Crew 2015-2020
Mahindra 750 Truck 2015-2020
Mahindra TGB Classic 2015-2020
Mahindra TGB Crew 2015-2020
Mahindra 1000 Diesel Classic 2015-2020
Mahindra 1000 Diesel Crew 2015-2020
Mahindra 1000 Diesel Truck 2015-2020

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an Intimidator or Mahindra authorized dealer to schedule a free repair and to receive a software update/fix for the speed limiter.

Incidents/Injuries: Intimidator has received 393 reports of throttle cables freezing, including four reports of crashes resulting in bruises. There were no incidents of excess speed when the seatbelt is disengaged.

Sold At: Intimidator and Mahindra authorized dealers nationwide from August 2013 through February 2022 for between $11,000 and $21,500.

Manufacturer(s): Intimidator, of Batesville, Ark.

Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 22-152

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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