Recall: Golf Cars and Hospitality Vehicles
On 2007-08-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Golf Cars and Hospitality Vehicles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2007 for about $4000.00 to $12000.00.
About 1,000 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 2007.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The steering gear assembly can fail, resulting in an unexpected loss of steering control, posing a risk of injury to the driver and passenger.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves various 2007 model year gasoline or electric-powered vehicles used for transportation around golf courses, hotels, resorts, airports and residential communities. Vehicles can be identified by the serial number located above and to the right of the accelerator pedal.
Rough Terrain, Utility & Transport Vehicles were also recalled for a similar hazard.
These items were sold new+ at Club Car dealers nationwide between April 2007 and July 2007 for between $4,000 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:
Not all 2007 model year vehicles are included in this recall. Owners who have not already been contacted by Club Car should check the vehicle's model and serial number on the firm's Web site or by calling Club Car to determine if their vehicle is included in the recall. Owners should stop using the recalled vehicles immediately. Club Car will inspect the vehicle to determine whether a free replacement of the steering gear assembly is needed.
For further information, contact Club Car at (800)227-0739 extension 3580 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.clubcar.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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