Textron Specialized Vehicles is recalling E-Z-GO PTVs due to fire risk
February 14, 2023
Textron Specialized Vehicles is recalling about 143,000 E-Z-GO PTVs or personal transportation vehicles in the United States, 8,100 in Canada, and 1,000 in Mexico. Some of the PTVs were recalled earlier in September 2021, January 2022, and September 2022. PTVs are golf carts or golf cars.
The electronic board that powers the USB port can overheat and ignite adjacent components, posing a fire hazard in the recalled PTVs.
Textron has received 30 reports of the electronic board overheating, including two resulting in a fire with property damage. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Textron Specialized Vehicles. Click here for the model and series numbers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled PTVs, turn the key switch to OFF, and don’t connect electric powered PTVs to a charger or a power outlet, the company and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission advise.
Contact Textron to schedule a free repair. The dealer will install a fiberglass/aluminum thermal insulation protective sleeve over the USB charge port module. The recalled units are equipped with an optional USB charge port. Textron is contacting purchasers directly.
For more information, call Textron at 888-525-6040, email [email protected], or visit https://ezgo.txtsv.com/resources/recall-information.
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