What's the Problem?
This recall affects the model year 2022 Segway Fugleman UT10E and UT10X Utility Terrain Vehicles (UTVs), according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission .
"The cockpit rear panel between the seats and the cargo bed can overheat and melt the plastic, posing a fire hazard," CPSC said. "The firm has received 10 reports of incidents including seven incidents involving fire and three incidents with overheating."
The recalled UTVs were sold in various colors including white, black, gray and camo. “FUGLEMAN” decals are printed on the right and left rear side panels. The Segway logo is on the hood. The model number is located on the right and left rear side panels next to the Fugleman logo.
Affected models were sold at Segway Powersports authorized dealers (sellers of off-road vehicles) from November 2021 through May 2022 for between $14,400 and $16,700.
If you purchased a Segway UTV that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and bring the vehicle to an authorized Segway Powersports dealer for a free repair, which includes the installation of larger and additional heat shields.
This recall began on July 2, 2022.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 22-757.
Segway ATV Problems
Some common problems with Segway ATVs include:
1. Unreliable Belt / Cold Weather Problems - The failure and slipping of the transmission belt is a primary issue in many Segway ATVs, especially in the Snarler At6L. Some users even faced the belt breaking, making it hard to move.
2. Faulty Exhaust / Seals - Some riders have complained about the exhaust pipe of the Segway needing to be fixed, as it gets loose or even melts. This is caused by problems in the tack of welds. It is a common problem in the 2020 and 2021 Segway Snarler models.
3. Components Leakage and Malfunctioning - This is a common problem in Segway ATVs, with the reservoir leaking due to weather conditions and technical issues. This leakage is caused by an oil pressure sensor that sometimes overflows the level of science. The braking may also be affected by the brake oil leakage.
4. Acceleration & Transmission Problems - The transmission on certain Segway ATVs is stiff and doesn’t work as it should every time you start it. This problem arises after about 500 miles and mostly in used Segway ATVs.
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