Recall: Golf Cars / Carts and Hospitality Vehicles
On 2010-11-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Golf Cars / Carts and Hospitality Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2010 for about $6000 to $17000.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Club Car golf cart recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Golf & Hospitality Carts category in 2010. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 200,000 product units. See other recalled Golf & Hospitality Carts.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 227-0739
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What is the problem?
The brake pedal can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability. This can result in a crash.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled vehicles are Model 2010 DS golf cars and hospitality, utility and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. They are various sizes, models and colors. The vehicles can be identified by the serial number, which is above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. A list of models and serial numbers is below.
Golf carts, hospitality carts and human transporters are shown below. Click here to see Utility Vehicles.
Some of these products were subsequently recalled in June 2011.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2010 through July 2010 for between $6,000 and $17,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Club Car is providing a free inspection and replacement of the brake pedal. The company is contacting its customers directly.
For more information, contact Club Car at (800)227-0739, ext. 3580 between 8 a.m and 5 p.m. ET or go to the firm's website at www.clubcar.com
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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