Yamaha Golf Car issued a recall of approximately 1,350 Drive2 golf cars because of an issue with the front wheel hubs. The hubs can crack and cause the front wheels to detach. No injuries have been reported due to the issue. The recall covers AC, DC and EFI models. The following recall information is from the CPSC. SVR maintains an ongoing list of STOV industry recalls.
Drive2 Golf Car Recall Summary
Name of product: Yamaha Golf Cars
Hazard: The front wheel hubs on the golf cars can crack causing the front wheels to detach, posing a crash hazard that could result in injury or death to the user or bystander.
Recall date: February 13, 2020
Units: About 1,350
Consumer Contact: Yamaha toll-free at 866-747-4027 anytime or online at https://www.yamahagolfcar.com/ and click on the CPSC Recall Alerts tab for more information.
Drive2 Golf Car Recall Details
Description: This recall involves for model-year 2020 golf cars, including “Drive2 QuieTech,” “Drive2 AC,” “Drive2 EFI,” and “Drive2 DC.” The vehicles were sold in various colors, including blue, green, red, gray, tan, silver, and white. The model and serial number can be found on a label under the seat on the left side.
|Model Year||Model Name||Model Prefix||Serial Number Range|
|2020||Drive2 QuieTech||J0B||305606 – 306597|
|2020||Drive2 AC||J0J||301002 – 301100|
|2020||Drive2 EFI||J0K||103401 – 104680|
|2020||Drive2 DC||J0C||303701 – 304600|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Yamaha Golf Cars and contact a Yamaha Golf car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold Exclusively At: Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2019 through December 2019 for between $6,100 and $6,300.
Distributor(s): Yamaha Golf-Car Company, of Kennesaw, Ga.
Manufactured In: Assembled in the United States
Recall number: 20-718