Club Car Recalls Golf and Transport Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

The fuel hose can separate from the fuel tank on five models of year 2012 vehicles.

July 19, 2012
Alert #12-741
 

 

Club Car Recalls Golf and Transport Vehicles Due to 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 transport vehicles

Units: About 800

Manufacturer: Club Car LLC, of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: The fuel hose can separate from the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received one report of a fuel hose separating from the tank. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled vehicles are various sizes, models and colors of 2012 gas-powered golf and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. The vehicles can be identified by model and serial number. The serial number is above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. Model names do not appear on the vehicles, but models can be identified by two-letter prefixes on the serial number. Club Car is printed on the front of each vehicle. A list of recalled models and serial numbers is below.

ModelSerial Numbers
DS Gas Golf Car AG 1232-298757 to AG 1238-314938
Villager 4 Gas TG 1232-299285 to TG 1237-312956
XRT 850 Gas JZ 1233-300104 to JZ 1238-314710
XRT 800 Gas XJ 1233-300372 to XJ 1238-313369
Carryall 232 Gas XL 1233-300113 to XL 1238-314964

 

Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from March 2012 through May 2012 for between $5,000 and $7,000.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled golf cars and transport vehicles and contact Club Car for a free inspection and repair of the fuel hose system. The firm is contacting its customers directly.

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 firm's website at www.clubcar.com



Recalled golf cart

DS Gas Golf Car (AG)



Recalled golf cart

Villager 4 Gas (TG)



Recalled golf cart


XRT 850 Gas (JZ)


Recalled golf cart


XRT 800 (XJ)



Recalled golf cart

Carryall 232 Gas (XL)