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Golf cart safety recall

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Well, now you can blame something else for your bad golf game: The cart.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced several models of "E-Z-Go", "Cushman", "Bad Boy Buggies" and "LT Safari" off road shuttle vehicles are being recalled due to a safety concern.

The Feds say:

The steering wheel nut may not have been tightened sufficiently, reducing the driver’s steering control. This can result in a crash.

So far one injury was reported to "E-Z-Go". The CPSC says, the driver of the cart lost control and the vehicle went over a curb, the passenger suffered a chipped tooth.

Here's all the models on the recall list:

  • E-Z-GO TXT Fleet golf carsE-Z-GO Freedom TXT, Shuttle 2+2 TXT and Valor personal golf cars all with one bench seat and one rear-facing seat
  • E-Z-GO Express with two bench seats and one rear-facing seat,
  • E-Z-GOTerrain with a cargo bed
  • Cushman Shuttle vehicles
  • Bad Boy Buggies HD, LD, LTO
  • LT Safari utility vehicles

The company is offering free repairs for all the models impacted, a complete list and pictures of each vehicle can be found here on the CPSC's website.

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