Recall: Club Car Hospitality Carts / Transport Vehicles
On 2012-04-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Club Car Hospitality Carts / Transport Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2011 for about $6000 to $11000.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd 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 brake pedal mounting blocks can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability, resulting in a crash.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled vehicles are various sizes, models and colors of model year 2012 gas and electric powered utility 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. A list of recalled models and serial numbers is below.
|Model||Model number||Serial number range|
|Cafe Express||AF||1225-287118 to 1225-287529|
|TransPorter 4||JS/JT||1225-287102 to 1225-287869|
|Villager 6 Plus||QS||1225-287558 to 1225-288079|
|Villager 8||MG/QE||1225-287531 to 1225-288088|
Utility vehicles were also recalled at the same time.
Note: Similar recalls were announced on Club Car vehicles in June 2011, in November 2010, in August 2007 and in January 2005.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide in April 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:
Club Car is providing a free replacement of the brake pedal mounting blocks. The firm is contacting its customers directly.
For more information, contact Club Car toll-free 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 not received any reports of the brake pedal mounting blocks breaking. 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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