Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles Recalled Due to Crash and Injury Hazards; Manufactured by Yamaha Motor Powered Products

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 14, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Motor Recall Summary

Name of Product: Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles

Hazard: The recalled personal transportation vehicles can accelerate unexpectedly, posing crash and injury hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: July 13, 2023

Units: About 370

Consumer Contact: Yahama Golf Car Company at 800-638-2772 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or online at https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/Content.php?content=cpsc-recalls or at www.yamahagolfcar.com and click on “CPSC Recall Alerts” for more information.

Yamaha Motor Recall Details

Description: This recall involves Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors including white, blue, green and orange. The model’s name is found on the left and right side of the vehicle and the serial number can be found on the frame under the operator’s seat.

Year Code Model Serial Number Prefix To From
2023 J0D Drive2 QuieTech PTV J0D 600665 602162
J0E Drive2 Powertech AC PTV J0E 600109 600468
J0P UMAX Rally 2+2 AC J0P 000705 000739
J2D Concierge 4E J2D 100101 100421
J5C Drive2 Powertech AC Li PTV J5C 400104 400139

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Yamaha Personal Transportation Vehicles and contact Yamaha Golf-Car company for a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Yamaha Golf car dealers and distributors nationwide from August 2022 through March 2023 for between $6,200 and $9,700.

Manufacturer(s): Yamaha Motor Powered Products Co. Ltd., of Japan

Importer(s): Yamaha Golf Car Company, of Kennesaw, Georgia

Manufactured In: Japan

Recall number: 23-773

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission