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

The fuel tank filler neck on recalled 2012 Club Car gasoline and diesel golf cars and utility vehicles can crack and allow fuel to leak.

Originally issued September 19, 2012
Last Revised January 15, 2013
Alert #12-748


 

Note: Change in model numbers and serial number ranges.

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

 

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted 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: Golf cars and utility vehicles

Units: About 4,000

Manufacturer: 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.

Model #Serial Numbers
Café Express AF 1231296138 to 1238314639; 1239-316392 to 1246-332503
Carryall/Turf 1 FG, HG 1230295552 to 1238315507; 1239-316644 to 1246-332427
Carryall/Turf 2 EG, PG, RG 1230295405 to 1238315138; 1239-316132 to 1246-332511
Carryall/Turf 6 JU, JV, NG 1238314948 to 1239317587; 1240-318876 to 1246-332164
Carryall 232 Gas XL 1230295473 to 1239315961; 1239-316002 to 1245-333097
Carryall/Turf 252 XG, ZG 1232299964 to 1246333241; 1240-318918 to 1246-332838
Carryall 295/XRT 1550 CL, CM, RF, RJ, RY, TR, TT 1232299361 to 1246332603; 1244-328456 to 1246-332429
Carryall 295 SE/XRT 1550 SE CC 1230295474 to 1238314548; 1239-316388 to 1245-332426
DS Gas Golf Car AG 1237310997 to 1238315940; 1239-316192 to 1246-333221
Precedent Gas CR, PR, PT, PY, 1E, 1G, 1X 1236308163 to 1241321219; 1239-316811 to 1246-333096
Precedent 4 Pass Gas PF, PW 1230295198 to 1246333110; 1239-316628 to 1247-334839
Transporter 4 JT 1232298895 to 1238313585; 1240-319376 to 1245-331978
Transporter 6 JQ 1232299243 to 1238313467; 1240-321030 to 1243-326719
Villager 4 Gas TG 1235305126 to 1238315494; 1242-325492 to 1246-333015
Villager 6 KG 1238313450 to 1239317278; 1240-321030 to 1243-326719
Villager 8 MG 1238314043 to 1239316178; 1239-318011 to 1246-332616
XRT 800 Gas HJ, XJ 1238313343 to 1239317811; 1239-318111 to 1246-333316
XRT 900 AE 1230295475 to 1232298876; 1243-326280 to 1245-331977
XRT 950 CT, CU, CV, KR, KS, KT, KY 1230295546 to 1244330131; 1244-330247 to 1246-332929

 

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.



Picture of recalled Carryall Utility Vehicle Model 295/XRT 1550 CL, CM, RF, RJ, RY, TR, TT
Carryall 295/XRT 1550 CL, CM, RF, RJ, RY, TR, TT


Picture of recalled Carryall Utility Vehicle Model 295 SE/XRT 1550 SE CC
Carryall 295 SE/XRT 1550 SE CC


Picture of recalled Carryall Utility Vehicle Model 252/Turf 252 XG, ZG
Carryall 252/Turf 252 XG, ZG


Picture of recalled Utility Vehicle Model XRT 800 Gas HJ, XJ
XRT 800 Gas HJ, XJ


Picture of recalled Golf Car Model Precedent Gas CR, PR, PT, PY, 1E, 1G, 1X
Precedent Gas CR, PR, PT, PY, 1E, 1G, 1X