Club Car Recalls Utility and Transport Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

The recalled vehicles are various sizes, models and colors of model year 2012 gas and electric powered utility and transport vehicles. The brake pedal mounting blocks can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability.

April 10, 2012
Alert #12-729
 

Club Car Recalls 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: Utility and transport vehicles

Units: About 100

Manufacturer: Club Car, LLC of Augusta, Ga.

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

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has not received any reports of the brake pedal mounting blocks breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled vehicles are various sizes, models and colors of model year 2012 gas and electric powered utility 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. A list of recalled models and serial numbers is below.

ModelModel numberSerial number range
Café Express AF 1225-287118 to 1225-287529
Carryall 1, Carryall Turf 1 FD/FG/HD/HG 1225-287074 to 1225-288151
Carryall 2, Turf 2, Turf 2 Plus EG/QB/QT/RG 1222-286712 to 1225-288285
Carryall 252, Turf 252 JK/JL/XG/ZG 1225-287215 to 1225-288287
Carryall 6, Carryall Turf 6 JR/JU/JV 1225-287116 to 1225-288112
TransPorter 4 JS/JT 1225-287102 to 1225-287869
Villager 6 Plus QS 1225-287558 to 1225-288079
Villager 8 MG/QE 1225-287531 to 1225-288088

 

Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide in April and May 2011 for between $6,000 and $11,000

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Club Car is providing a free replacement of the brake pedal mounting blocks. The firm is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Club Car toll-free 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



Transportation and Utility Vehicles
 Picture of recalled TransPorter 4 utility vehicle
TransPorter 4
JS/JT

1225-287102 to 1225-287869
   Picture of recalled Villager 6 Plus utility vehicle
Villager 6 Plus
QS

1225-287558 to 1225-288079
 Picture of recalled Villager 8 utility vehicle
Villager 8
MG/QE

1225-287531 to 1225-288088
   Picture of recalled Carryall 252 or Turf 252 utility vehicle
Carryall 252, Turf 252
JK/JL/XG/ZG

1225-287215 to 1225-288287
 Picture of recalled Carryall 1 or Carryall Turf 1 utility vehicle
Carryall 1, Carryall Turf 1
FD/FG/HD/HG

1225-287074 to 1225-288151
   Picture of recalled Carryall 2 or Turf 2 or Turf 2 Plus utility vehicle
Carryall 2, Turf 2, Turf 2 Plus
EG/QB/QT/RG

1222-286712 to 1225-288285
 
 Picture of recalled Carryall 6 or Carryall Turf 6 utility vehicle
Carryall 6, Carryall Turf 6
JR/JU/JV

1225-287116 to 1225-288112
   Picture of recalled Café Express utility vehicle
Café Express
AF

1225-287118 to 1225-287529