American SportWorks Recalls Four-Wheel Off-Road Utility Vehicles Due to Risk of Injury

Aug 13, 2015, 13:32 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/American-SportWorks-Recalls-Four-Wheel-Off-Road-Utilitly-Vehicles 

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Off Road Utility Vehicles

Hazard: The throttle can fail to return to idle causing the rider to lose control, posing a risk of injury.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the firm for a free repair.

Consumer Contact: ASW toll free at 800-293-0795 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.amsportworks.com at the top of the page under the SAFETY tab under Recalls click on "TSB167 & TSB168" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 3,500

Description: This recall includes six models of American SportWorks Four Wheel Off-Road Utility Vehicles. The name of each model is located above each front fender and along the sides of the dump bed. Affected vehicles include:

BullDog 300, ChuckWagon 300 and LandMaster 300 all powered by Kohler 277cc engines with the last 6 Characters of the product identification number between A11746 and A13294, and LandMaster 400, TrailWagon 400 and ChuckWagon 400 all powered by Honda 390cc engines with the last 6 Characters of the product identification number between A24835 and A26806. The product identification numbers can be found on a sticker on the firewall above the accelerator and brake pedal.  

Model

Color

LandMaster 300

Red, Green, Black, White, Camo

LandMaster 400

Red, Green, Black, White, Camo

BullDog300

Red

Trail Wagon 400

Red, Camo

Chuck Wagon 300

Red, Green, Camo

Chuck Wagon 400

Red, Green,Camo

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: Atwood Distributing, Rural King, The Home Depot, Tractor Supply Company and other dealers from September 2014 through June 2015 for between $4,300 and $5,300.

Manufacturer: American SportWorks, of Roseland, La.

Manufactured in: United States

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
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Spanish: (301) 504-7800

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