Recall news

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Posted: Oct 26, 2011 11:31 AM
Recall news

The following recall has been announced:

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OFF-ROAD UTILITY VEHICLES

DETAILS: Bad Boy Buggies off-road utility vehicles manufactured by BB Buggies Inc., of Augusta, Ga., and Bad Boy Enterprises LLC of Natchez, Miss.; sold at Bad Boy Buggy dealers nationwide from August 2009 through June 2011.This recall includes the Bad Boy LT, Classic, XT, XTO and XT Safari model electric off-road utility vehicles. The utility vehicles have four wheels and 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. The utility vehicles were manufactured in the United States.

WHY: The steering assembly arm can break and cause the driver to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received 15 reports of the steering assembly arm breaking. No injuries have been reported.

HOW MANY: About 3,200 (Bad Boy Classic buggies were previously recalled in October 2009 and in December 2010).

FOR MORE: Contact BB Buggies at 855-738-3711 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT or visit the firm's website at http://www.badboybuggies.com.