Electric off-road vehicles recalled due to fire hazard

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Textron Specialized Vehicles of Augusta, Georgia, is recalling an off-road vehicle due to a fire hazard. The company is also advising owners to take precautions until the vehicles are fixed.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recall is for Tracker Off Road OX EV vehicles. According to the CPSC website, water can get into the lithium-ion battery pack, creating a fire risk, but this has not happened yet.

Recalled Tracker Off Road OX EV (Courtesy CPSC.gov)
Recalled Tracker Off Road OX EV (Courtesy CPSC.gov)

The recall is for vehicles with serial numbers between 8029703 and 8031430. You can find the serial number under the charger receptacle.

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The light utility vehicles were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s stores, Tracker Marine and off-road dealerships in 2023.

The CPSC says owners should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact their authorized Tracker Off Road dealer or service center for a free inspection and repair.

Until the problem is fixed, Textron Specialized Vehicles says owners should not charge the recalled vehicle and should park it outdoors at least 15 feet away from buildings or other vehicles.

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