Club Car Recalls Golf Cars and Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Golf cars and utility vehicles
Units: About 4,000
Importer: Club Car LLC, of Augusta, Ga.
Hazard: The fuel tank filler neck can crack and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received 10 reports of incidents involving fuel tank filler necks cracking. No injuries or fires have been reported.
Description: This recall involves the following 2012 Club Car gasoline and diesel golf cars and utility vehicles. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal above the passenger's side floor board. "Club Car" is printed on the front of the vehicles.
|Model #||Serial Numbers|
|Cafe Express AF||1239-316392 to 1246-332503|
|Carryall/Turf 1 FG, HG||1239-316644 to 1246-332427|
|Carryall/Turf 2 EG, PG, RG||1239-316132 to 1246-332511|
|Carryall/Turf 6 JU, JV, NG||1239-316388 to 1245-332426|
|Carryall 232 Gas XL||1240-318876 to 1246-332164|
|Carryall/Turf 252 XG, ZG||1239-316002 to 1245-333097|
|Carryall 295/XRT 1550 CL, CM, RF, RJ, RY, TR, TT||1240-318918 to 1246-332838|
|Carryall 295 SE/XRT 1550 SE CC||1244-328456 to 1246-33429|
|DS Gas Golf Car AG||1239-316192 to 1246-333221|
|Precedent Gas CR, PR, PT, PY, 1E, 1G, 1X||1239-316628 to 1247-334839|
|Precedent 4 Pass Gas PF, PW||1239-316811 to 1246-333096|
|Transporter 4 JT||1240-319376 to 1245-331978|
|Transporter 6 JQ||1240-321030 to 1243-326719|
|Villager 4 Gas TG||1242-325492 to 1246-333015|
|Villager 6 KG||1235-305704 to 1246-332456|
|Villager 8 MG||1239-318011 to 1246-332616|
|XRT 800 Gas HJ, XJ||1239-318111 to 1246-333316|
|XRT 900 AE||1243-326280 to 1245-331977|
|XRT 950 CT, CU, CV, KR, KS, KT, KY||1244-330247 to 1246-332929|
Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for between $5,500 and $17,700.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled vehicles immediately and contact Club Car for a free replacement fuel tank. The firm is directly contacting consumers who purchased the vehicles.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Club Car at (800) 227-0739 ext. 3831 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the recall page on the firm's website at www.clubcar.com and click on Safety Info.