Recall: Columbia ParCar Golf and Service vehicles
On 2012-01-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Columbia ParCar Golf and Service vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2008 for about $5000 to $12000.
About 700 units are involved in this Columbia ParCar Corp 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 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 222-4653
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What is the problem?
The lower steering yoke can loosen where it attaches to the steering rack and pinion, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled items are 2009, 2010 and 2011 Columbia ParCar golf carts and low-speed service vehicles. They are 36- or 48-volt electric vehicles manufactured from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011. Vehicles can be identified by their Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) located either on the passenger's side left kick panel, in the driver's side storage compartment or on the steering wheel beneath the center cap. The following Columbia vehicles are being recalled:
Eagle (P4E) Golf Vehicle:
2008 Models VIN Range: P4***-**G0231 through G0562
2009 Models VIN Range: P4***-**H0112 through H0302
2010 Models VIN Range: P4***-**I0101 through I0105
2010 Models VIN Range: P4***-**J0115 through J0420
2011 Models VIN Range: P4***-**K0101 through K0343
Shuttle (C6E) Personnel Carrier:
2008 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**G0143 through G0212
2009 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**H0102 through H0129
2010 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**I0101 through I0106
2010 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**J0107 through J0135
2011 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**K0101 through K0106
Tram (C10E) Personnel Carrier:
2008 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WG0142 through WG0206
2009 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WH0101 through WH0132
2010 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WJ0108 through WJ00112
2011 Models VIN Range: N/A
These items were sold new+ at ParCar dealers from July 1, 2008 to July 31, 2011 for between $5,000 and $12,000.
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 contact local ParCar dealer for a free inspection and repair as required.
For additional information, contact Columbia ParCar Corp. at (800)222-4653 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.parcar.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No injuries were 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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