Columbia ParCar Recalls for Repair Golf, Service, Utility Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard

The lower steering yoke can loosen where it attaches to the steering rack and pinion, causing the driver to lose control of the recalled 2009, 2010 and 2011 Columbia ParCar golf carts.

Recall date: January 26, 2012
Recall number: 12-715
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Golf, service and utility vehicles

Hazard:

The lower steering yoke can loosen where it attaches to the steering rack and pinion, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Columbia ParCar Corp. at (800) 222-4653 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.parcar.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,400

Description and Models

The recalled items are 2009, 2010 and 2011 Columbia ParCar golf carts, low-speed service and utility vehicles. They are 36- or 48-volt electric vehicles manufactured from July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011. Vehicles can be identified by their Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) located either on the passenger’s side left kick panel, in the driver’s side storage compartment or on the steering wheel beneath the center cap. The following Columbia vehicles are being recalled:

Eagle (P4E) Golf Vehicle: 
2008 Models VIN Range: P4***-**G0231 through G0562 
2009 Models VIN Range: P4***-**H0112 through H0302 
2010 Models VIN Range: P4***-**I0101 through I0105 
2010 Models VIN Range: P4***-**J0115 through J0420 
2011 Models VIN Range: P4***-**K0101 through K0343

Shuttle (C6E) Personnel Carrier: 
2008 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**G0143 through G0212 
2009 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**H0102 through H0129 
2010 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**I0101 through I0106 
2010 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**J0107 through J0135 
2011 Models VIN Range: TC6**-**K0101 through K0106

Tram (C10E) Personnel Carrier:
2008 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WG0142 through WG0206 
2009 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WH0101 through WH0132 
2010 Models VIN Range: TC1E4-*WJ0108 through WJ00112 
2011 Models VIN Range: N/A

Summit (SM/SUV) Utility Vehicle: 
2010 Models VIN Range: SU*F4-4*J0109 through J0116 
2011 Models VIN Range: S**F4-4*K0101 through K0106

Utilitruck (EU4, EU24) Utility Vehicle:
2008 Models VIN Range: U#***-**G0156 through G0253 
2009 Models VIN Range: U#***-**H0102 through H0175 
2010 Models VIN Range: U#***-**I0102 through I0102 
2010 Models VIN Range: U#***-**J0106 through J0154 
2011 Models VIN Range: U#***-**K0101 through K0124 
(Note: # after U represents either a 2 or a 4.)

Scout (S10E) Utility Vehicle: 
2008 Models VIN Range: US1E*-*ZG0157 through ZG0241 
2009 Models VIN Range: US1E*-*ZH0117 through ZH0178 
2010 Models VIN Range: US1E*-*ZI0101 through ZI0103 
2010 Models VIN Range: US1E*-*ZJ0104 through ZJ0147 
2011 Models VIN Range: US1E*-*ZK0102 through ZK0126

Incidents/Injuries

No injuries were reported.

Remedy

Consumers should contact local ParCar dealer for a free inspection and repair as required.

Sold at

ParCar dealers from July 1, 2008 to July 31, 2011 for between $5,000 and $12,000.

Manufacturer(s)

Columbia ParCar Corporation, of Reedsburg, Wis.

Manufactured in

United States