Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

E-Z-GO Recalls Gas-Powered Golf, Shuttle and Utility Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Golf cars, shuttles and off-road utility vehicles

Hazard: The gas tank can leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: E-Z-GO toll-free at (844) 725-7212 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ezgo.com or www.cushman.com and click on Recall Information at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 8,200

Description: This recall involves E-Z-GO gas-powered TXT Fleet golf cars, E-Z-GO Freedom TXT, TXT2+2 and Valor golf cars, E-Z-GO Express, E-Z-GO Terrain and Cushman Shuttle vehicles with bench seats for the driver and passengers. The E-Z-GO Terrain and the Cushman Shuttle have a cargo bed on the back. The recalled vehicles have date codes ranging from G2015 through L0515. E-Z-GO or Cushman and the model name are printed on the side and front panels of the vehicles. Date codes are printed on a plate or label inside the cab below the driver's seat. The first letter of the date code identifies the month of production in sequence, with G corresponding to January and L to May. There is no letter I. The first two numbers in the date code identify the two-digit day of production and the final two numbers identify the two-digit year of production.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: 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.

Sold at: E-Z-GO and Cushman dealers nationwide from January 2015 through May 2015 for between $5,300 and $12,100.

Manufacturer: E-Z-GO, a division of Textron Inc. and Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc., of Augusta, Ga.

Manufactured in: USA