Textron E-Z-GO Freedom Golf Carts [US]


Textron E-Z-GO Freedom Personal Transportation Vehicles ("PTVs") Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Textron Specialized Vehicles, a Augusta, Georgia establishment, recalls an estimated 280 Textron 2022 E-Z-GO Freedom RXV ELiTE, Freedom RXV Gas and Freedom RXV 48V Personal Transportation Vehicles (“PTVs”) from the American marketplace due to suspected unexpected rear seat structural collapse and consequential risks of falls, laceration, traumatic brain injury (“TBI” or “concussion”), bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/C0TK30s8v09

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2022/Textron-Specialized-Vehicles-Recalls-Personal-Transportation-Vehicles-PTV-Due-to-Fall-and-Injury-Hazards-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves model-year 2022 E-Z-GO Freedom RXV ELiTE, Freedom RXV Gas and Freedom RXV 48V Personal Transportation Vehicles with a rear-facing seat, marketed, sold and delivered in the United States, as follows:

  • Model-Year 2022 Textron E-Z-GO Freedom RXV ELiTE, Textron Freedom RXV Gas and Textron Freedom RXV 48V Personal Transportation Vehicles with a rear-facing seat. Recalled units have serial numbers within the range of 5633701 to 5651753. The vehicle’s serial number can be found near the base of the steering column. These vehicles are commonly referred to as Golf Carts or Golf Cars and are used primarily to transport people.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Personal Transportation Vehicles can be found on the Web site listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers, best-before date codes, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Rear Seat Structure of the PTV/golf cart can fail, resulting in the Rear Seat tilting unexpectedly, posing fall and injury hazards to the riders and may pose a risks to the health of people who utilize the product in a reasonable manner expected with its intended design and anticipated use.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Textron E-Z-GO Freedom Personal Transportation Vehicles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat falls, laceration, concussion, bone fractures and/or central nervous system (“CNS”) injury.

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If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact the Textron Specialized Vehicles Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-525-6040 toll-free from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. You can also reach the company on the Web at https://ezgo.txtsv.com and click on the “Recall Information” link at the bottom of the page or https://ezgo.txtsv.com/resources/recall-information for more information or by e-mail at jcook03@textron.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Personal Transportation Vehicles, please search for “golf cart” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”) hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Textron Specialized Vehicles, please search for “Textron” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Freedom brand, please search for “Freedom” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 22-717
Recalls Direct RIN: 15412-2022
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