Club Car Golf Cart Recall Issued Due to Fire Hazard
A defective fuel hose on certain Club Car golf carts and transport vehicles may pose a potential fire hazard, resulting in a recall due to the risk of injury posed for riders and passengers.
A Club Car Golf Cart recall was announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on February 5, after at least three reports were received of the fuel hose separating from the fuel tank. Although no fires or injuries have occurred, approximately 950 transport carts are being recalled for repair.
The recall consists of 2013 gas-powered golf and transport vehicles used for short distance driving, which were manufactured in the following five different models and colors:
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- Prec i2 Signature 4 Pass Gas with Model Number “PW” and serial number 1307-346775
- Prec i2 Signature Gas with model number “PY” and serial number 1307-346310 to 1307-346312
- Precedent i2 4 Pass Gas with model number “PF” and serial number 1307-345436 to 1311-352118
- Precedent i2 Gas with model number “PR” and serial number 1306-344140 to 1311-352109
- Precedent i2L Gas with model number “CF” and serial number 1307-345914 to 1310-349283
Each model number and serial number are located on a plate above the accelerator pedal
The recalled golf and transportation vehicles were manufactured in the United States by Club Car, LLC, of Augusta, Georgia and sold at authorized Club Car dealers nationwide in October 2012 for between $5,000 and $8,000.
The CPSC recommends that consumers with recalled vehicles immediately stop using them and contact any Club Car dealer or call (800) 227-0739 to schedule a free inspection and repair of the fuel hose. They can also visit the website at www.clubcar.com. Club Car has also started contacting consumers directly to warn and schedule inspections.
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