EPI ID: 
67504
Name of product:
Lotus Foods rice ramen noodle soup cups
Hazard:

The paper soup cup’s labeling incorrectly instructs consumers to use the microwave for cooking, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
December 13, 2018
Units:
About 239,000
Consumer Contact:

Lotus Foods toll-free at 866-330-4390 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lotusfoods.com and click on the noodle soup cup recall banner or www.lotusfoods.com/noodle-cup-safety-recall/ for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The product involves Lotus Foods two ounce ramen noodle soups packaged in paper cups that are not microwave safe. The recalled soup cups contain organic brown rice noodles and were sold in three flavors; red miso rice ramen noodle soup, masala curry rice ramen noodle soup and tom yum rice noodle soup. The UPC code is printed on the back side of the cup to the left of the front panel.

Soup Flavor

Cup Color

UPC Code

Red Miso Rice Ramen Noodle Soup

red

7 08953 65101 9

Masala Curry Rice Ramen Noodle Soup

purple

7 08953 65102 6

Tom Yum Rice Ramen Noodle Soup

green

7 08953 65103 3

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled soup cups and contact Lotus Foods for a coupon for a replacement product.

Incidents/Injuries:

Lotus Foods has received 12 reports of the soup cups becoming extremely hot and/or sparking or catching fire during microwaving, including one report of a minor burn. Reported damage has been limited to the noodle cups.

Sold At:

Whole Foods Market stores and other independent natural and specialty stores nationwide, Safeway stores in Northern California and online at Amazon.com and Lotusfoods.com from August 2018 through November 2018 for about $2.50.

Importer(s):

Lotus Foods Inc., of Richmond, Calif.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
19-048
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.
Name of product:
Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with nightlight
Hazard:

The safety cutoff can fail to function allowing the heater to rapidly overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
November 20, 2018
Units:
About 2,100 (in addition, about 3,050 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Seabreeze International at 800-668-6095 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at SF14TA@seabreeze.ca or online at www.seabreeze.ca and click on SF14TA Recall for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model SF14TA Smart Thermaflo Bathroom Heater Fans with nightlight manufactured in 2015 and 2016. The fan is a white rectangle about 13 inches wide and 10 inches high with a plastic grill on the front. “Seabreeze International Corporation,” SF14TA and date code are on a label on the bottom or side of the fan. Affected units have a date code ending in 5 or 6.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bathroom heaters and contact Seabreeze International for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Seabreeze has received one report of a unit overheating and catching on fire when turned on, leaving scorch marks on a wall. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Ace Hardware, Amazon, HomeDepot.com, Wayfair, Sharper Image, Brookstone and Air, and Water Inc. in store and online from August 2015 through May 2017 for between $60 and $65.

Manufacturer(s):

Suzhou Primetech Electronics Co., of JiangSu, China

Importer(s):

Seabreeze International Corp., of Ontario, Canada

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
19-036
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.
Name of product:
Cub Cadet Challenger 400 utility vehicles
Hazard:

The fuel tank’s neck can crack and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 24, 2018
Units:
About 350
Consumer Contact:

Cub Cadet toll-free at 888-848-6038 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online  www.cubcadet.com and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Cub Cadet model year 2018 Challenger 400 4x4 utility vehicles with model number 37BV3BHK010. The yellow utility vehicles have four-wheel drive with side-by-side seating for two people. “Challenger 400” and “4x4” is printed on both sides of the utility vehicle’s bed. “Cub Cadet” is printed on both sides of the front fender. The recalled vehicles were manufactured between May 2018 and August 2018. The model number and manufacture date in MM/YYYY format can be found on a label located on the seat frame under driver’s seat.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled utility vehicles, store outside and contact an authorized Cub Cadet dealer or customer service representative to arrange for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None

Sold At:

Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide from May 2018 through August 2018 for about $7,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Cub Cadet, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
19-707
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.
Name of product:
Cub Cadet RZT SX EFI zero-turn riding mowers
Hazard:

The fuel tank’s neck can crack and cause fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 24, 2018
Units:
About 4,900 (in addition, about 1,300 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Cub Cadet toll-free at 888-848-6038 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online  www.cubcadet.com  and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves Cub Cadet model year 2018 RZT SX EFI residential zero turn riding mowers. The yellow, four-wheel mower with steering wheel control is sold with a 42, 46 or 50-inch cutting deck. “Cub Cadet” is printed on the front and sides of the mower, and on the seat’s backrest. “RZT SX” is printed below the seat. Models included in the recall are 17AWCBYS010, 17AWCBYZ010, 17RWCBYN010, 17RWCBYN210, 17RWCBYS010 and 17RWCBYZ010 and were manufactured between December 2017 and June 2018. The model number and manufacture date in MM/YYYY format can be found on a label located under the seat frame.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mowers, store them outside and contact an authorized Cub Cadet dealer or customer service representative to arrange for a free repair. Cub Cadet is contacting all known purchasers directly

Incidents/Injuries:

Cub Cadet has received 15 reports of the fuel tank’s neck cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Independent Cub Cadet dealers nationwide and online at www.PowerEquipmentDirect.com from December 2017 through August 2018 for between $3,000 and $3,500.

Manufacturer(s):

Cub Cadet, of Cleveland, Ohio

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
19-706
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.
Name of product:
All-Pro and Defiant solar-powered outdoor LED light fixtures
Hazard:

The batteries in the solar-powered light fixtures can overheat and cause the light fixture’s housing to melt, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 11, 2018
Units:
About 350,000 (in addition, about 11,963 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Cooper Lighting toll-free at 866-461-7819 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at LT-consumerreplacements@eaton.com or online at www.cooperlighting.com and click on “Safety Notices” under the Resources tab for more information. 

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

This recall involves solar-powered, motion-activated outdoor LED light fixtures sold under the All-Pro and Defiant brands. The model number is displayed on the interior of the fixture. The Defiant MST1000LWDF, All-Pro MST800L, and All-Pro MST800LW all have two light sources on top of a housing with a round motion sensor on the bottom of that housing. The All-Pro WPS2040M has a flat housing with the LED light source in the center of the housing and an integrated motion sensor lens and dimmer above the motion sensor. All the light fixtures are connected by wire to a solar panel.

 

Brand

Model Number

Defiant

MST1000LWDF

All-Pro

MST800L

All-Pro

MST800LW

All-Pro

WPS2040M

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lighting fixtures and contact the Eaton Customer Service Center for a free replacement battery pack. Eaton will ship the replacement battery pack with step-by-step battery replacement instructions.

Incidents/Injuries:

Cooper Lighting has received seven reports of light fixtures overheating and property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Home Depot, Lowe’s, and other stores nationwide from September 2015 through July 2018 for about $70 to $100.

Importer(s):

Cooper Lighting, LLC, Peachtree City, Ga., a division of Eaton

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
19-009
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.
Name of product:
Fuel tank replacement caps made by Kelch/Bemis
Hazard:

The fuel tank replacement caps lack ventilation holes which allow pressure to build up in the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
October 10, 2018
Units:
About 3,000
Consumer Contact:

Briggs & Stratton at 800-227-3798 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or online at www.briggsandstratton.com and click support to reach the company or for dealer locations.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model B4363GS fuel tank replacement caps made by Kelch/Bemis for Briggs & Stratton portable generators that use a plastic non-vented fuel tank. The fuel tank replacement caps are black and are missing the vent within the clear lens covering the fuel gauge. The fuel caps can be identified by visually inspecting the clear lens for a vent hole towards the bottom of the gauge. The caps are about 2.5 inches in diameter and 1.25 inches in width. Two 5.5 inch metal rods extend from the bottom of the caps to support a float that moves the needle in the fuel gauge. The fuel tank replacement caps have KELCH stamped into the bottom of the cap.

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the portable generators and return the recalled fuel tank replacement cap to a Briggs & Stratton dealer for a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

Briggs & Stratton dealers and retailers nationwide from February 2017 through February 2018 for about $26.

Manufacturer(s):

Kelch, of Sheboygan Falls, Wis., a division of Bemis Manufacturing Company

Distributor(s):

Briggs & Stratton Corporation of Wauwatosa, Wis.

Manufactured In:
USA
Recall number:
19-007
Name of product:
CFORCE all-terrain off-highway vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard:

The fuel hose can crack and fuel can leak from the vehicle, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 26, 2018
Units:
About 5,300
Consumer Contact:

CFMOTO toll-free at 888-823-6686 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at info@cfmotousa.com or online at www.cfmotousa.com and click on Customer Care and then Vehicle Safety for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves 2016-2018 CFORCE 400, 2017-2018 CFORCE 500S and 2017-2018 CFORCE 500HO ATVs with 400cc to 500cc, 4-cycle engines. The “CFMOTO” logo is located on the front and rear grille, and a “CFORCE” decal is on each side of the fuel tank. CFMOTO CFORCE vehicles were sold in orange, blue, red and gray. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located under the seat on the top of the right side, top frame rail.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a CFMOTO dealer to schedule a free repair. CFMOTO is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At:

CFMOTO dealers nationwide from November 2015 through July 2018 for between $4,200 and $6,000.

Manufacturer(s):

Zhejiang CFMOTO Power Co. Ltd., of China

Importer(s):

CFMOTO Powersports Inc., of Plymouth, Minn.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-233
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.
Name of product:
Scout and Ranger portable wood pellet grills
Hazard:

Grease can leak from the drip tray, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Replace
Repair
Recall date:
September 25, 2018
Units:
16,100
Consumer Contact:

Traeger Grills at 800-872-3437 from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. PT, Monday through Sunday, at productsafety@traegergrills.com or online at www.traegergrills.com and click on Product Safety for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Scout and Ranger portable wood-pellet fueled grills. The portable grills are black-metal rectangular boxes with a clamshell opening for access to the grill. The grills are marked with the word “Traeger” and the Scout model also has an image of mountains on the top of the grill. The Scout has a curved silver handle on the front of the grill with a round dial to adjust the temperature. The Ranger has a straight silver handle on the front of the grill with a push-button touchpad to adjust the temperature. The grills are about 21 inches long, 20 inches wide, and 13 inches high. The Scout weighs about 45 pounds and the Ranger weighs about 60 pounds including its cast iron griddle.

 

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and contact Traeger Grills for a free replacement grill, free replacement drip tray to repair the grill, or a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received six reports of grease fires in the grill. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Costco, Ace Hardware stores, other stores nationwide, and online from March 2018 through July 2018 for between $300 and $400.

Importer(s):

Traeger Grills, Salt Lake City, Utah

Distributor(s):

Traeger Grills, Salt Lake City, Utah

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
18-230
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.
Name of product:
BlueStar and Big Chill gas ranges and wall ovens
Hazard:

Use of the convection oven fan during pre-heating or broiling can cause accumulated gas to ignite, posing a burn hazard to consumers when oven door is opened.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 11, 2018
Units:
About 7,130 (In addition, about 2,600 units in Canada)
Consumer Contact:

Prizer-Painter Stove Works at 800-449-8691 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.bluestarcooking.com or www.bigchill.com and click on “Voluntary Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:
Description:

Description:

This recall involves seven different series of BlueStar and Big Chill free-standing ranges and one series of gas-powered wall ovens. The BlueStar or Big Chill logos are on the front of the oven door.  The recalled gas ranges and ovens were sold in a variety of colors, including stainless steel, white, green, orange, aqua, dark blue and black with gold trim. Gas ranges or wall ovens with model and serial numbers listed in the chart below are included in the recall. The model and serial number are located on the serial plate. On the open burner gas ranges (star shaped burners), the serial plate is under the cast iron grates on the left side.  On the sealed burner gas ranges (round burners), the serial plate is underneath the back guard, which is removable.  On the gas wall ovens, the serial plate is behind the control panel on the left wall. 

 

 

Model

Model Numbers

Serial Number Range

BlueStar Culinary Series (RCS)

RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS304BV2, RCS366BV2, RCS30SBV2, RCS36SBV2, RCS30SBBCN, RCS30SBBCL, RCS36SBBCN, RCS36SBBCL, RCS48SBBCN, RCS48SBBCL, RCS304BCV2, RCS366BCV2, RCS36SBBCNMB, RCS36SBBCLMB, RCS36SBBCNRR, RCS36SBBCLRR, RCS36SBBCNCB, RCS36SBBCLCB, RCS36SBBCNSW, RCS36SBBCLSW, RCS30SBBCNRR, RCS30SBBCLRR, RCS30SBBCNMB, RCS30SBBCLMB, RCS30SBBCNCB, RCS30SBBCLCB, RCS30SBBCNSW, RCS30SBBCLSW, RCS48SBBCNMB, RCS48SBBCLMB, RCS48SBBCNCB, RCS48SBBCLCB, RCS48SBBCNRR, RCS48SBBCLRR, RCS48SBBCNSW, RCS48SBBCLSW, RPB304BV1, RPB304BV1L, RPB304BV2, RPB304BV2L, RPB366BV1, RPB366BV1L, RPB366BV2, RPB366BV2L   

 

1505000 through 1710999

BlueStar Nova Series (RNB)

RNB244BV2, RNB24GV2, RNB24CBV2, RNB24FTV2, RNB304BV2, RNB366BV2, RNB364CBV2, RNB364GV2

RNB364FTV2, RNB488BV2, RNB486GV2, RNB486CBV2, RNB484GV2, RNB484CBV2, RNB484GCBV2, RNB484FTBV2, RNB6010BV2, RNB608GV2, RNB608CBV2, RNB606GV2, RNB606CBV2, RNB606GCBV2, RNB606FTV2

1505000 through 1710999

BlueStar Heritage Classic Series

RNB364GHCV2, RNB486GHCV2, RNB606GHCV2

1505000 through 1710999

BlueStar Precious Metals Series

RNB304BPMV2, RNB366BPMV2, RNB364GPMV2, RNB364CBPMV2, RNB364FTPMV2

1505000 through 1710999

Blue Star Gas Wall Ovens

BWO24AGS, BWO30AGS, BWO36AGS

1505000 through 1710999

Big Chill Retro Series

BCR30V2SP, BCR30V2SPL, BCR30V2BB, BCR30V2BBL, BCR30V2BK, BCR30V2BKL, BCR30V2BY, BCR30V2BYL, BCR30V2CR, BCR30V2CRL, BCR30V2JG, BCR30V2JGL, BCR30V2OR, BCR30V2ORL,                   

BCR30V2PK, BCR30V2PKL, BCR30V2TQ, BCR30V2TQL, BCR30V2WH, BCR30V2WHL, BCR36V2SP, BCR36V2SPL, BCR36V2BB, BCR36V2BBL,

BCR36V2BK, BCR36V2BKL, BCR36V2BY, BCR36V2BYL, BCR36V2CR, BCR36V2CRL, BCR36V2JG, BCR36V2JGL, BCR36V2OR, BCR36V2ORL, BCR36V2PK, BCR36V2PKL, BCR36V2TQ, BCR36V2TQL, BCR36V2WH, BCR36V2WHL                                        

1505000 through 1710999

Big Chill Pro Series

BCPRO30V2SP, BCPRO30V2SPL, BCPRO30V2BG, BCPRO30V2BGL, BCPRO30V2CR, BCPRO30V2CRL,

BCPRO30V2FB, BCPRO30V2FBL, BCPRO30V2MB, BCPRO30V2MBL, BCPRO30V2OR, BCPRO30V2ORL,

BCPRO30V2SB, BCPRO30V2SBL, BCPRO30V2SS, BCPRO30V2SSL, BCPRO30V2SY, BCPRO30V2SYL,

BCPRO30V2WH, BCPRO30V2WHL, BCPRO36V2SP                  

BCPRO36V2SPL, BCPRO36V2BG, BCPRO36V2BGL,

BCPRO36V2CR, BCPRO36V2CRL, BCPRO36V2FB,

BCPRO36V2FBL, BCPRO36V2MB, BCPRO36V2MBL,

BCPRO36V2OR, BCPRO36V2ORL, BCPRO36V2SB,

BCPRO36V2SBL, BCPRO36V2SS, BCPRO36V2SSL,                  BCPRO36V2SY, BCPRO36V2SYL, BCPRO36V2WH,

BCPRO36V2WHL, BCPRO48SP, BCPRO48SPL, BCPRO48BG, BCPRO48BGL, BCPRO48CR, BCPRO48CRL, BCPRO48FB, BCPRO48FBL, BCPRO48MB, BCPRO48MBL, BCPRO48OR, BCPRO48ORL, BCPRO48SL, BCPRO48SLL, BCPRO48SS, BCPRO48SSL, BCPRO48SY, BCPRO48SYL, BCPRO48WH, BCPRO48WHL                                                     

1505000 through 1710999

Big Chill Classic Series

BCCS30BBSP, BCCS30CPSP, BCCS30CMSP                   

BCCS30SNSP, BCCS30BBSPL, BCCS30CPSPL, BCCS30CMSPL, BCCS30SNSPL, BCCS30BBCB, BCCS30CPCB, BCCS30CMCB, BCCS30SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS30CPCBL, BCCS30CMCBL, BCCS30SNCBL, BCCS30BBCM, BCCS30CPCM, BCCS30CMCM, BCCS30SNCM, BCCS30BBCML, BCCS30CPCML, BCCS30CMCML, BCCS30SNCML, BCCS30BBFB, BCCS30CPFB, BCCS30CMFB, BCCS30SNFB, BCCS30BBFBL, BCCS30CPFBL, BCCS30CMFBL, BCCS30SNFBL, BCCS30BBMB, BCCS30CPMB, BCCS30CMMB, BCCS30SNMB, BCCS30BBMBL, BCCS30CPMBL, BCCS30CMMBL, BCCS30SNMBL, BCCS30BBWH, BCCS30CPWH, BCCS30CMWH, BCCS30SNWH, BCCS30BBWHL, BCCS30CPWHL, BCCS30CMWHL, BCCS30SNWHL, BCCS30BBSS, BCCS30CPSS, BCCS30CMSS, BCCS30SNSS, BCCS30BBSSL, BCCS30CPSSL, BCCS30CMSSL, BCCS30SNSSL,  BCCS36BBSP,  BCCS36CMSP, BCCS36SNSP, BCCS36BBSPL, BCCS36CPSPL, BCCS36CMSPL, BCCS36SNSPL, BCCS36BBCB, BCCS36CPCB, BCCS36CMCB, BCCS36SNCB, BCCS30BBCBL, BCCS36CPCBL, BCCS36CMCBL, BCCS36SNCBL, BCCS36BBCM, BCCS36CPCM, BCCS36CMCM, BCCS36SNCM, BCCS36BBCML, BCCS36CPCML, BCCS36CMCML, BCCS36SNCML, BCCS36BBFB, BCCS36CPFB, BCCS36CMFB, BCCS36SNFB, BCCS36BBFBL, BCCS36CPFBL, BCCS36CMFBL, BCCS36SNFBL, BCCS36BBMB, BCCS36CPMB, BCCS36CMMB, BCCS36SNMB, BCCS36BBMBL, BCCS36CPMBL, BCCS36CMMBL, BCCS36SNMBL, BCCS36BBSS, BCCS36CPSS, BCCS36CMSS, BCCS36SNSS, BCCS36BBSSL, BCCS36CPSSL, BCCS36CMSSL, BCCS36SNSSL, BCCS36BBWH, BCCS36CPWH, BCCS36CMWH, BCCS36SNWH, BCCS36BBWHL, BCCS36CPWHL, BCCS36CMWHL, BCCS36SNWHL                                    

1505000 through 1710999

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately turn off the convection fan and keep it turned off. Contact Prizer-Painter Stove Works to schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 51 reports of flames or flares due to delayed gas ignition, including 7 reported minor burns.

Sold At:

Specialty appliance stores and kitchen equipment dealers nationwide from May 2015 through October 2017 for between $3,300 and $18,100.

Manufacturer(s):

Prizer-Painter Stove Works Inc., of Blandon, Pa.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-218
Name of product:
Links Series chargers models 28080, 28090 and 28100
Hazard:

The control board can fail and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
September 6, 2018
Units:
About 19,000
Consumer Contact:

Lester Electrical at 800-295-2086 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, email at service@lesterelectrical.com or online at www.lesterelectrical.com and click on “Service & Support” and then “Links Series Field Action” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Links Series chargers with model numbers 28080, 28090 or 28100. The chargers are used with golf carts. The recalled chargers are black or aluminum and measure approximately 11 inches long by 8 ¾ inches wide by 9 ½ inches tall. “Lester Electrical” and “Links Series” are printed on the front of the recalled chargers along with a picture of a golfer. The recalled chargers were manufactured between week 29 of 2014 and week 48 of 2016. The date code is embedded in the serial number as the first four digits with the first and second digits representing the week and the third and fourth digits representing the year. The serial and model numbers are printed on the ratings label on the back of the charger.

 

Model Numbers

Serial Number Range

28080

2914XXXXX through 4816XXXXX

28090

28100

 

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chargers and contact Lester Electrical to receive a free replacement control board or schedule a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 12 reports of failed control boards that showed signs of overheating or burning. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Direct from Lester Electrical and distributors and online at www.GolfCartGarage.com from July 2014 through November 2016 for about $400.

Manufacturer(s):

Lester Electrical, of Lincoln, Neb.

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
18-217