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Safety Alert

Hammerhead Off-Road Recalls Fun-Karts Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Fun-karts

Hazard: The fuel tank can crack and cause the fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Hammerhead Off-Road toll-free at 844-298-6528 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at mail@hammerheadoffroad.com or www.hammerheadoffroad.com and click on "Latest News" for more information.

Units: About 9,900

Description: 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.

Model Year

Model

2009

GTS 150

2010

GTS 150

2011

GTS 150

2011

GL 150

2012

GTS 150

2012

GL 150

2013

GTS 150

2013

GL 150

2014

GTS 150

2014

GL 150

2014

GTS Platinum

2015

GTS 150

2015

GL 150

2015

GTS Platinum

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: 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.

Sold at: Hammerhead Off-Road dealers nationwide from August 2009 through July 2016 for between $2,100 and $2,900.

Importer: Hammerhead Off-Road, of Flower Mound, Texas

Distributor: Hammerhead Off-Road, of Flower Mound, Texas

Manufactured in: China