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Garia Recalls Golf & Courtesy Electric Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled Garia Golf (2 Passenger)
  • Recalled Garia Golf 2+2 (4 Passenger)
  • Recalled Garia Courtesy 4 (4 Passenger)
  • Recalled Garia Courtesy 4+2 (6 Passenger)
  • Location of VIN number
Name of Product:
Garia Golf & Courtesy battery-powered electric vehicles
Hazard:

A fuse can overheat and melt while the electric vehicle is charging, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 14, 2020
Units:
About 1,000
Consumer Contact

Garia collect (281) 923-0291 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, e-mail at support-us@garia.com, or online at www.garia.com and click on “Safety Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Garia model year 2010-2019 golf and courtesy battery-powered electric vehicles (BEV’s). The models involved are as follows; Golf, Golf 2+2, Courtesy 4 and Courtesy 4+2. Garia VIN numbers are printed / etched on the chassis under the front seat cushion (see illustration below). The model year of your Garia can be identified by the 10th digit in the VIN number. The chart below can be used as a quick reference. The Serial numbers and date code range are: VIN numbers UJGDHSX1XAVXXXXXX - UJGDHSX1XKVXXXXXX are located under the vehicle’s front seat.

(A to K) (2010-2019) 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop charging these recalled golf and courtesy vehicles and contact Garia or a Garia dealer to schedule a free repair. Garia is contacting all known customers by direct mail and e-mail.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm is aware of five incidents of overheating and fire damage to the vehicles.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Garia dealers nationwide from January 2010 through September 2019 for between $15,000 and $75,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Garia A/S, of Denmark

Manufactured In:
Denmark
Importer(s):

Garia Inc., of Houston, Texas

Recall number:
20-122
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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