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 Name Model Year Model Number Serial Number Range
The DRIVE Models



2015 JC0 0600101~0606900
JC2 0200101~0211800
JW8 0500101~0516400
2016 JC0 0700101~0706598
JC2 0300101~0312000
JW8 0600101~0614300
The DRIVE Models



2015 JC1 0600101~0603300
JW9 0500101~0518300
2016 JC1 0700101~0703500
JC3 0000101~0004700
JW9 0600101~0618100
The DRIVE 2 Models



2017 J0A 0000101~0010100
J0B 0000101~0016900
J0D 0000101~0007200
2018 J0A 0100101~0105300
J0B 0100101~0107287
J0D 0100101~0104700
The DRIVE 2 Models



2017 J0C 0000101~0011400
J0E 0000101~0002900
J0J 0000101~0001999
2018 J0C 0100101~0105482
J0E 0100101~0101300
J0J 0100101~0100798

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 and click on the “Recall Tab” located at the bottom of the page.

2016 YDRE “The DRIVE”

2016 YDRE “The DRIVE”



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

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