CPSC, Club Car Inc. Announce Recall to Repair DS Golf Cars, Hospitality, Utility & Transport Vehicles and Rough Terrain Vehicles

January 13, 2005
Alert #05-528
 

CPSC, Club Car Inc. Announce Recall to Repair DS Golf Cars, Hospitality, Utility & Transport Vehicles and Rough Terrain Vehicles

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Names of Product: 2004 and 2005 model year gasoline and electric powered DS Golf Cars, Hospitality, Utility & Transport Vehicles and Rough Terrain Vehicles

Units: 19,663

Manufacturer: Club Car Inc., of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: Microscopic cracks, in the brake equalizer rods on certain vehicles may cause the rods to fatigue and fail prematurely in continuous use. Such failure could result in a loss of braking ability.

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received one report of one vehicle losing braking ability. No accidents, injuries, or damage have been reported.

Description: The recalled vehicles are used for short distance transportation around golf courses, hotels, resorts, airports, and residential communities. Vehicles subject to this recall can be identified by the serial number located above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. The names and serial numbers of the primary affected models are listed below. The recalled vehicles were sold between April 6, 2004 and October 1, 2004.

Sold At: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide.

Manufactured In: United States

Remedy: Owners who have not already been contacted by Club Car should contact the dealer from whom they purchased their vehicle, or call Club Car toll free to have the equalizer rod repaired free of charge.

Consumer Contact: Contact Club Car toll free at (800) 227-0739 extension 3580 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the Club Car web site at www.clubcar.com for more information.


Golf Cars
Picture of Recalled Golf Car Picture of Recalled Golf Car Picture of Recalled Golf Car
DS Electric Golf Car- IQ System/ PowerDrive System 48 DS Gas Golf Car Café Express, Café Express Deluxe
AA/AQ 0435-428922 to 0510-486815 AG 0435-426638 to 0509-484723 AF/WH 0436-429783 to 0509-485180
Utility Vehicles
Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle
Carryall 1, Carryall Turf 1 Carryall 2, Carryall Turf 2
Carryall 2 Plus
Carryall 272
F/FG/H/HG
0438-436726 to 0512-487151
E/EG/PG/RG/S
0435-429023 to 0512-487156
QG 0438-437967 to 0509-483847
Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle Picture of Recalled Utility Vehicle
Carryall 6, Carryall Turf 6 Carryall Turf 272 Carryall 472
J/JG/N/NG/TG
0433-417743 to 0510-486913
SG 0439-441898 to 0509-483925 QH 0439-441905 to 0510-485938
Transportation Vehicles
Picture of Recalled Transportation Vehicle Picture of Recalled Transportation Vehicle Picture of Recalled Transportation Vehicle
Villager 4 Villager 6 Villager 8
FQ/TG 0435-426651 to 0510-486871 K/KG 0434-422986 to 0510-486892 M/MG 0433-417736 to 0510-486906
Picture of Recalled Transportation Vehicle   Picture of Recalled Transportation Vehicle
TransPorter 4   TransPorter 6
N/NG 0433-417743 to 0504-476683   J/JG 0434-422987 to 0510-486913
Rough Terrain Vehicles
Picture of Recalled Rough Terrain Vehicle Picture of Recalled Rough Terrain Vehicle Picture of Recalled Rough Terrain Vehicle
XRT 900 XRT 1200 XRT 1200 SE
AE 0437-432848 to 0510-486889 AD 0439-442985 to 0510-486203 AH 0437-432899 to 0510-486199
  Picture of Recalled Hunting Vehicle  
  Lynx Hunting Vehicle  
  LX 0438-436718 to 0509-484151  
Street Rod Electric Chassis BB 0438-436647 to 0438-436666
Bobcat 2100 Gas BK 0438-436988 to 0510-486876
Bobcat 2100S Gas BL 0438-436865 to 0510-486914
Indio Chassis 48V IQ CQ 0438-436667 to 0505-478022
Custom Solutions Standard Chassis CS 0440-444915 (one vehicle)
Limo Electric (REGEN) LB 0438-436760 to 0509-484245
Limo Gas LG 0451-468002 to 0452-468972
Carryall Turf 2 XRT Gas XG 0437-436006 to 0510-486886
Carryall 2 XRT Gas ZG 0438-436770 to 0510-486905