CPSC: Links Series Chargers Models 28080, 28090 and 28100
On 2018-09-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Links Series Chargers Models 28080, 28090 and 28100 due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2014 for about $400.
About 20,000 units are involved in this charger recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Tools Miscellaneous category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The control board can fail and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Links Series chargers with model numbers 28080, 28090 or 28100. The chargers are used with golf carts. The recalled chargers are black or aluminum and measure approximately 11 inches long by 8 3/4 inches wide by 9 1/2 inches tall. "Lester Electrical" and "Links Series" are printed on the front of the recalled chargers along with a picture of a golfer. The recalled chargers were manufactured between week 29 of 2014 and week 48 of 2016. The date code is embedded in the serial number as the first four digits with the first and second digits representing the week and the third and fourth digits representing the year. The serial and model numbers are printed on the ratings label on the back of the charger.
|Model Numbers||Serial Number Range|
|28080||2914XXXXX through 4816XXXXX|
These items were sold new+ at Direct from Lester Electrical and distributors and online at www.GolfCartGarage.com from July 2014 through November 2016 for about $400.
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 immediately stop using the recalled chargers and contact Lester Electrical to receive a free replacement control board or schedule a free repair.
Lester Electrical at 800-295-2086 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.lesterelectrical.com and click on "Service & Support" and then "Links Series Field Action" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 12 reports of failed control boards that showed signs of overheating or burning. 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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