Recall: Hammerhead Off-Road
On 2016-11-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Hammerhead Off-Road due to a potential Fire Hazard hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2009 for about $2100 to $ 2900.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Hammerhead Off-Road, of Flower Mound, Texas fun- karts recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Go-Karts & Dune Buggies category in 2016.
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What is the problem?
The fuel tank can crack and cause the fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2009 through 2015 Hammerhead Off-Road GL 150, GTS 150 and GTS Platinum fun-karts. The recalled fun-karts have two seats and a rear cargo rack and were sold in red, black, white, orange, blue and green. "GTS" is printed on the side cage and the hood of the GTS models and "Hammerhead" is printed on the hood of the GL models. Serial numbers are printed on the cross bar behind the seats.
These items were sold new+ at Hammerhead Off-Road dealers nationwide from August 2009 through July 2016 for between $2,100 and $2,900.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled fun-karts and contact Hammerhead Off-Road to schedule a free replacement of the fuel tank. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Hammerhead Off-Road toll-free at 844-298-6528 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or www.hammerheadoffroad.com and click on Latest News for more information.
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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