Expanded Recall: Club Car Golf Carts and Hospitality Vehicles
On 2013-01-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an expanded recall regarding Club Car Golf Carts and Hospitality Vehicles due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2012 for about $5500 to $17700. It was originally recalled on 2012-09-19.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Club Car golf car 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 2013.
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 tank filler neck can crack and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the following 2012 Club Car gasoline and diesel golf cars. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal above the passenger's side floor board. "Club Car" is printed on the front of the vehicles.
|Café Express (AF)||1231-296138 to 1238-314639; 1239-316392 to 1246-332503|
|DS Golf Car (AG)||1237-310997 to 1238-315940; 1239-316192 to 1246-333221|
|Precedent 4 Pass (PF, PW)||1236-308163 to 1241-321219; 1239-316811 to 1246-333096|
|Precedent Gas (CF, PR, PY, 1E, 1G, 1X)||1230-295198 to 1246-333110; 1239-316628 to 1247-334839|
|Transporter 4 (JT)||1232-298895 to 1238-313585; 1240-319376 to 1245-331978|
|Transporter 6 (JQ)||1232-299243 to 1238-313467; 1240-321030 to 1243-326719|
|Villager 4 (TG)||1235-305126 to 1238-315494; 1242-325492 to 1246-333015|
|Villager 6 (KG)||1238-313450 to 1239-317278; 1240-321030 to 1243-326719|
|Villager 8 (MG)||1238-314043 to 1239-316178; 1239-318011 to 1246-332616|
NOTE 1/16/2013: Model numbers, serial numbers and sold dates were changed by the CPSC.
NOTE: Several models of utility vehicles were also recalled at the same time.
Additionally, similar models of Club Car golf and hospitality vehicles were previously recalled in July 2012 and subsequently recalled in February 2013.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from February 2012 through June 2012 for between $5,500 and $17,700.
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 vehicles immediately and contact Club Car for a free replacement fuel tank. The firm is directly contacting consumers who purchased the vehicles.
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 recall page on the firm's website at www.clubcar.com and click on Safety Info.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Club Car has received 10 reports of incidents involving fuel tank filler necks cracking. No injuries or fires 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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