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Club Car Golf Cart Recall: Brake Pedals May Break

Club Car has issued a recall for golf carts, hospitality, transportation and utility vehicles after reports that the brake pedal may break off, which could cause an accident

The Club Car golf cart recall was announced on Tuesday by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) after Club Car, LLC received two reports of the brake pedals cracking and separating. There have been no injuries or crashes reported in connection with the defective gas pedals.

According to the CPSC announcement, when the brake pedals crack and separate, the vehicles lose braking ability. The recall affects a wide variety of Club car vehicles, including electric and gas golf cars, hospitality vehicles and other transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation.

The Club Car recall includes the DS Electric Golf Car, the DS Gas Golf Car, Café Express, Villager 4, Villager 6, Villager 6 Plus, Villager 8, Carryall 1, Carryall Turf 1, Carryall 2, Carryall 2 Plus, Carryall Turf 2, Carryall Turf 2 Plus, Carryall 6, Carryall Turf 6, Carryall 232, Carryall 252, Turf 252, TransPorter 4, TransPorter 6 and the XRT 800, 810, 850 and 900 models. The CPSC recall announcement has a list of the individual serial numbers, which are located above and to the right of the accelerator pedal.

The recalled vehicles were sold by authorized Club Car dealers from April 2010 through July 2010 for $6,000 to $17,000.

Club Car is offering free inspections and brake pedal replacements for customers, whom it is contacting directly. Any customers with information can visit the company’s website at www.clubcar.com.

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