Club Car Recalls Vehicles Over Crash Risk

About 5,000 Club Car, LLC of Augusta, Georgia,<"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability"> Golf Cars and Hospitality, Utility and Transport Vehicles have been recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the product immediately and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The brake pedal can crack and separate, resulting in a loss of braking ability. This can result in a crash. To date, Club Car has received two reports of brake pedals breaking. No injuries have been reported.

The recalled vehicles are Model 2010 DS golf cars and hospitality, utility, and transport vehicles used for short-distance transportation. They are various sizes, models, and colors. The vehicles can be identified by the serial number, which is above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. A list of models and serial numbers, as well as photographs of the involved vehicles can be accessed at the CPSC website at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11708.html

The recalled Club Car Golf Cars and Hospitality, Utility and Transport Vehicles, which were manufactured in the United States, were sold at authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2010 through July 2010 for between $6,000 and $17,000.

Club Car is providing a free inspection and replacement of the brake pedal. The company is contacting its customers directly. Club Car can be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.227.0739, ext. 3580 between 8:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

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