CFMOTO Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due To Crash Hazard
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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall – Recall Alert

Recall Date: October 31, 2018

Release Number: 18-DRAFT FOR CLEARANCE

CFMOTO Recalls Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)


Recall Summary

Name of Product: Recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The throttle pedal can be pushed past the throttle stop and not return to the idle position, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact a CFMOTO dealer to schedule a free repair. CFMOTO is contacting all registered owners directly.

Consumer Contact: CFMOTO toll-free at 888-823-6686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at or online at and click on Customer Care and then Vehicle Safety for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 1,800

Description: This recall involves 2018 ZFORCE 500 Trail, 2018 ZFORCE 800 Trail and 2018 ZFORCE 1000 SSV CFMOTO recreational off-highway vehicles with 500cc to 1000cc, 4-cycle engines. The recalled ZFORCE vehicles have “CFMOTO” stamped on the front grille, a “CFMOTO” decal on the bottom of the cab frame and a “ZFORCE” decal located on each side of rear box compartment. CFMOTO ZFORCE vehicles were sold in orange, blue, red and gray. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on the right-side frame rail just forward of the right rear tire.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold at: CFMOTO dealers nationwide from December 2017 through July 2018 for between $9,000 and $14,000.

Importer: CFMOTO Powersports Inc., of Plymouth, Minn.

Distributor: CFMOTO Powersports Inc., of Plymouth, Minn.

Manufacturer: Zhejiang CFMOTO Power Co. Ltd, of China

Manufactured in: China



Recalled 2018 ZFORCE 500 Trail ROV

Recalled 2018 ZFORCE 800 Trail ROV

Recalled 2018 ZFORCE 1000 ROV

CFMOTO logo is located in the center of the front grille

ZFORCE VIN is stamped on the right side frame rail, ahead of the rear tire

This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About U.S. CPSC:
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