Recall: Club Car Golf, Hospitality and Transport Carts / Vehicles
On 2011-06-29, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Club Car Golf, Hospitality and Transport Carts / Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2011 for about $6000 to $11000.
About 500 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 2011.
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 brake pedal mounting blocks 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 2011 DS golf cars and hospitality and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. The Club Car has various models, colors and sizes including 2 to 6 passenger seating vehicles. 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 included in the recall are listed below.
Additional models of utility vehicles were recalled at the same time and can be found here.
Several of these golf, hospitality and transport vehicles were also recalled in November 2010.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide between April 2011 and May 2011 for between $6,000 and $11,000.
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 Club Cars and contact the firm to receive free brake pedal replacement mounting blocks. Club Car is contacting all known owners of the recalled vehicles.
For more information, contact Club Car at (800)227-0739 ext. 3580 between 8 a.m and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to the firm's website at www.clubcar.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Club Car has received no reports of brake pedal mounting blocks breaking in the field. 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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