Yamaha Golf-Car Company, of Kennesaw, Georgia is recalling approximately 145,000 Yamaha golf carts because the spring on the accelerator pedal can break.

The problem is that the accelerator pedal return spring can break, posing a crash hazard.

Yamaha has received 417 reports of incidents involving spring failures. No injuries were reported.

This recall involves model year 2016 through 2018 gas and electric-powered golf cars, personal transportation and specialty vehicles.

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

They were sold at Yamaha golf car dealers nationwide from June 2015 through August 2018 for between $5,500 and $12,300.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Yamaha golf car dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

For more information, contact Yamaha toll-free at 866-747-4027 anytime or online at www.yamahagolfcar.com and click on the CPSC Recall Alerts tab.

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

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