The company has received 285 reports of brake cables failing. No injuries were reported, but brake failure poses a serious injury hazard.

This recall involves the following model-year 2015 through 2018 gas-powered and electric-powered golf cars, PTVs and utility vehicles:

Model NameModel YearModel NumberSerial Number Range
The DRIVE Models

YDRA

(Gas)

2015JC00600101~0606900
JC20200101~0211800
JW80500101~0516400
2016JC00700101~0706598
JC20300101~0312000
JW80600101~0614300
The DRIVE Models

YDRE

(Electric)

2015JC10600101~0603300
JW90500101~0518300
2016JC10700101~0703500
JC30000101~0004700
JW90600101~0618100
The DRIVE 2 Models

DR2A

(Gas)

2017J0A0000101~0010100
J0B0000101~0016900
J0D0000101~0007200
2018J0A0100101~0105300
J0B0100101~0107287
J0D0100101~0104700
The DRIVE 2 Models

DR2E

(Electric)

2017J0C0000101~0011400
J0E0000101~0002900
J0J0000101~0001999
2018J0C0100101~0105482
J0E0100101~0101300
J0J0100101~0100798

The vehicles were sold in various colors including blue, green, red, white, tan and silver. The model and serial numbers can be found on a label under the seat on the left or right side.

They were sold at Yamaha Golf Car dealers nationwide from November 2014 through December 2017 for $5,900 to $7,700.

Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled Golf Cars and PTVs and contact a local Yamaha Golf Car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

For more information, call Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or visit online at www.YamahaGolfCar.com and click on the “Recall Tab” located at the bottom of the page.

2016 YDRE “The DRIVE”

2016 YDRE “The DRIVE”

2015 YDRA PTV “The DRIVE PTV”

2015 YDRA PTV “The DRIVE PTV”

Source: Yamaha Recalls Golf Cars and Personal Transportation Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

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