Recall: Club Car Golf Cars and Transport Vehicles
On 2012-07-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Club Car Golf Cars and Transport Vehicles due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2012 for about $5000 to $7000.
About 300 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 3rd recall of products in the Golf & Hospitality Carts category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 227-0739
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What is the problem?
The fuel hose can separate from the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled vehicles are various sizes, models and colors of 2012 gas-powered golf and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. The vehicles can be identified by model and serial number. The serial number is above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. Model names do not appear on the vehicles, but models can be identified by two-letter prefixes on the serial number. Club Car is printed on the front of each vehicle. A list of recalled models and serial numbers is below.
|DS Gas Golf Car||AG 1232-298757 to AG 1238-314938|
|Villager 4 Gas||TG 1232-299285 to TG 1237-312956|
Note: Club Car utility vehicles were recalled at the same time.
Additionally, similar models of Club Car vehicles were previously recalled and subsequently recalled.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from March 2012 through May 2012 for between $5,000 and $7,000.
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:
Consumers should stop using the recalled golf cars and transport vehicles and contact Club Car for a free inspection and repair of the fuel hose system. The firm is contacting its customers directly.
For more information, contact Club Car at (800)227-0739, ext. 3831, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.clubcar.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Club Car has received one report of a fuel hose separating from the tank. No injuries have been reported.
+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 at CPSC.gov.
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