BAD BOY BUGGIES RECALLED DUE TO LOSS OF STEERING CONTROL AND CRASH HAZARD
Recall Number: 12-022
For Immediate Release
October 26, 2011
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 738-3711 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
BB Buggies Inc., of Augusta, Ga. and Bad Boy Enterprises LLC, of Natchez, Miss.
The steering assembly arm can break and cause the driver to lose control, posing a crash hazard.
The firm has received 15 reports of the steering assembly arm breaking. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Bad Boy LT, Classic, XT, XTO and XT Safari model electric off-road utility vehicles. The utility vehicles have four wheels, bench seats for the operator and passengers and were sold in camouflage patterns, hunter green, red and black. “Bad Boy” is printed on the side or front of the vehicles.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles and contact an authorized dealer or BB Buggies for a free replacement of the steering assembly.
For additional information, contact BB Buggies toll-free at 1-800-774-3946 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firm’s website at www.badboybuggies.com.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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