Description: The recalled vehicles are gas- and electric-powered, four-wheeled vehicles with bench seats for the driver and passengers. The following models are included (model then serial number): 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 and the serial numbers are printed on a plate or label located on the exterior of the vehicle below the driver’s seat.
Hazard: The threaded end of the rack rod ball joint can break and the ball joint can become displaced, causing the driver to lose steering control. This can result in a crash.
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. 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.