The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with BB Buggies Inc., announced a voluntary recall of about 9,300 Classic Buggies by Bad Boy Enterprises LLC, of Natchez, Miss.
Consumers who participated in the October 2009 recall should also participate in this recall, because the initial repair did not adequately fix the hazard.
Hazard: The off-road vehicles can accelerate without warning, posing a risk of injury to the user and/or bystanders.
Incidents/Injuries: Since the October 2009 recall announcement, BB Buggies has received 27 additional reports of unexpected acceleration, including reports of arm and leg fractures.
Description: This expanded recall involves all Bad Boy Classic model off-road utility vehicles manufactured from early 2003 through May 2010. Bad Boy Buggy Classic models come in camouflage patterns, hunter green, red and black colors. The XT model is not included in this recall.
Sold by: Authorized dealers nationwide from Spring 2003 through June 2010 for about $10,000.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the buggies and contact their BB Buggies dealer to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact BB Buggies toll-free at (855) 738-3711 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.badboybuggies.com.