E-Z-GO recently announced a recall of three models of TXT golf cars, Cushman shuttle vehicles and Bad Boy off-road utility vehicles. The recall was initiated after the company received 71 reports of the ball joint breaking, 13 of which resulted in the ball joint displacing. No injuries have been reported.
The recalled vehicles are gas and electric powered, four-wheeled vehicles with bench seats for the driver and passengers. The following models are included:
|E-Z-GO TXT Fleet golf cars||2748187 thru 2770316|
|E-Z-GO Freedom TXT golf cars||2748187 thru 2770316|
|E-Z-GO TXT shuttle vehicles||2748187 thru 2770316|
|Cushman Bellhop shuttle vehicles||2748187 thru 2770316|
|E-Z-GO ST utility vehicles||2748187 thru 2770316|
|Bad Boy Buggies HD, LD and LTO utility vehicles||8000035 thru 8002809|
The brand and model names are printed on the side and front panels of the vehicles. Serial numbers are printed on a plate or label located on the exterior of the vehicle below the driver’s seat.
Approximately 21,900 of the seven models were sold at E-Z-GO and Bad Boy dealers nationwide from February 2011 through July 2011 for between $6,650 and $10,650.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact E-Z-GO or an authorized dealer for a free repair. E-Z-GO and E-Z-GO dealers are contacting known owners. For additional information, contact E-Z-GO toll-free at (800) 774-3946 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s website at www.ezgo.com.
If you have been seriously injured by a golf cart, off-road utility vehicle or other small vehicle, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.