CPSC, Club Car Inc. Announce Recall to Repair Hunting Vehicles

December 3, 2003
Alert #04-520
 

CPSC, Club Car Inc. Announce Recall to Repair Hunting Vehicles

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Lynx Hunting Vehicles

Units: 158

Manufacturer: Club Car Inc., of Augusta, Ga.

Hazard: The steering connections on the front suspension rack can come loose, posing a risk of the operator losing control of the vehicle.

Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received one report of a hunting vehicle losing steering control, though no injuries have been reported.

Description: The Lynx is an off-road vehicle, shaped like a golf cart, but designed for hunters and sportsmen. The name "Club Car" appears on the front of the vehicle. The recalled vehicles have serial number prefix LX0344 through LX0353, and LX0401 through LX0409. The serial number is located on a decal just above and to the right of the accelerator pedal.

Sold At: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from May 2003 through September 2003 for between $4,000 and $5,000.

Manufactured In: United States.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these vehicles immediately and contact Club Car for a free inspection and repair. Most vehicle owners have already been contacted by Club Car.

Consumer Contact: Any owners of recalled Lynx vehicles who have not been contacted, should call the retailer from whom they purchased their vehicle or call Club Car at (800) 227-0739 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

picture of recalled hunting vehicle