Club Car Recalls Golf Cars and Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Golf cars and utility vehicles

Units: About 4,000

Importer: Club Car LLC, of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: The fuel tank filler neck can crack and allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received 10 reports of incidents involving fuel tank filler necks cracking. No injuries or fires have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the following 2012 Club Car gasoline and diesel golf cars and utility vehicles. The model and serial numbers are located on a decal above the passenger’s side floor board. “Club Car” is printed on the front of the vehicles.

Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2012 through June 2012 for between $5,500 and $17,700.

Manufactured in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled vehicles immediately and contact Club Car for a free replacement fuel tank. The firm is directly contacting consumers who purchased the vehicles.

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 recall page on the firm’s website at www.clubcar.com and click on Safety Info.

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