U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Club Car Recalls Golf Cars and Hospitality, Utility and Transport Vehicles Due to Crash 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 hospitality, utility and transport vehicles
Units: About 800 (In November 2010, 5,000 units recalled for break pedal welds)
Manufacturer: Club Car LLC, of Augusta, Ga.
Hazard: The brake pedal mounting blocks can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability. This can result in a crash.
Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received no reports of brake pedal mounting blocks breaking in the field. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled vehicles are model 2011 DS golf cars and hospitality, utility and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. The Club Car has various models, colors and sizes including 2 to 6 passenger seating vehicles. The vehicles can be identified by the serial number, which is above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. A list of models and serial numbers included in the recall are listed below.
Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide between April 2011 and May 2011 for between $6,000 and $11,000.
Manufactured in: U.S.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled Club Cars and contact the firm to receive free brake pedal replacement mounting blocks. Club Car is contacting all known owners of the recalled vehicles.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Club Car at (800) 227-0739 ext. 3580 between 8 a.m and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or go to the firms website at www.clubcar.com
Golf Cars and Hospitality Vehicles
DS Electric Golf Car
IQ System / PowerDrive
1137-227664 to 1139-232150
DS Gas Golf Car
1137-227689 to 1139-233275
1137-228254 to 1139-231797
Transportation and Utility Vehicles
1137-228179 to 1137-228179
Villager 6, Villager 6 Plus
1137-227397 to 1139-232629
1137-228251 to 1139-232424
1137-227646 to 1138-2229710
1137-228594 to 1139-231845
1137-227511 to 1139-232011
Carryall 1, Carryall Turf 1
1137-227446 to 1139-233202
Carryall 2, Carryall 2 Plus,
Turf 2, Turf 2 Plus
1137-227426 to 1139-233129
Carryall 6, Carryall Turf 6
1137-227518 to 1139-232421
XRT 800, 810, 850, 900
1137-227641 to 1139-232482
Carryall 252, Turf 252
1137-227376 to 1139-232478
Article source: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11746.html