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Product name "Power Drivers" or Buddy L" battery-powered children's riding vehicles
Description The Power Driver vehicles being recalled are powered by two 6-volt batteries. The vehicles are made of plastic and were sold under the following model names: Go-Kart, Beach Splash, Sun Dream, Trail Tracker, Rescue Patrol, and Chevy Z-71 Pick-Up Truck. The model name and Power Drivers appear on each vehicle. Power Driver vehicles are intended for children 3 to 8 years old, and the vehicles' speed ranges from 2.5 to 5 mph, depending on the model. 
Problem The vehicles' battery chargers can overheat, presenting fire and injury hazards to children 
Distribution Sold in toy stores and retail catalogs nationwide 
Company Empire Industries, Tarboro, North Carolina; (800) 872-1869 
Dates sold July 1995 through December 1997 
Date posted 12/28/2001 

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