Club Car Recalls Golf Cars and Hospitality, Utility and Transport Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

The brake pedal mounting blocks can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability.

November 9, 2010
Alert #11-708
 

NOTE: There is a subsequent recall on some of these products

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 5,000

Manufacturer: Club Car, LLC of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: The brake pedal can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability. This can result in a crash.

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received two reports of brake pedals breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled vehicles are Model 2010 DS golf cars and hospitality, utility and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. They are various sizes, models and colors. 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 is below.

Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2010 through July 2010 for between $6,000 and $17,000

Manufactured in: U.S.

Remedy: Club Car is providing a free inspection and replacement of the brake pedal. The company is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Club Car at (800) 227-0739, ext. 3580 between 8 a.m and 5 p.m. ET or go to the firm's website at www.clubcar.com (pdf)

Recalled golf cars and hospitality, utility and transport vehicles