Club Car Recall Summary
Club Car recently announced a pair of recalls involving potential fuel leaks. The recalls apply to a range of models and includes approximately 12,000 vehicles in the US and Canada. The first recall includes Precedent, Tempo, Onward and Villager gas powered vehicles. Fuel can potentially leak from an improperly routed fuel line. In the second recall, gas powered Carryall 300, Transporter, Villager, Streetrod Lux and Streetrod Vintage vehicles may experience fuel leaks during low speed idling with a full gas tank. In both cases, owners should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact Club Car for a free repair.
The following are recall details from the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
First Recall Details
Name of product: Club Car Precedent, Tempo, Onward and Villager model gas golf and transport vehicles
Hazard: Fuel can leak from an improperly-routed fuel line, posing fire and burn hazards.R
Recall date: August 19, 2019
Units: About 9,000 (In addition, about 2,000 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves model year 2019 gas-powered Precedent, Tempo, Onward and Villager golf and transport vehicles, which are used for short-distance transportation. Vehicles with the following model and serial numbers are included in the recall. Serial numbers are located above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. The model number is the first two letters of the serial number.
|Model Name||Model#||Serial Number|
|Tempo Gas||BX||BX1905-944274 to BX2003-039920|
|Tempo Gas 2 + 2||BY||BY1910-953754 to BY2002-039481|
|Onward 2 Pass Non-Lifted Gas||BQ||BQ1924-981193 to BQ2003-041072|
|Onward 4 Pass Non-Lifted||BS||BS1910-953760 to BS2003-041012|
|Onward 4 Pass Lifted Gas||BW||BW1910-953767 to BW2003-041068|
|Precedent Villager 2 Gas||BJ||BJ1910-953915 to BJ2002-039525|
|Precedent Gas EFI 2P||DF||DF1929-987941 to DF2002-039479|
|Precedent Villager 4 Gas||DJ||DJ1929-987934 to DJ1950-034968|
|Onward 6 Pass Non-Lifted Gas||AY||AY1945-024474 to AY1949-033252|
|Onward 6 Pass Lifted Gas||AW||AW1945-024474 to AW2003-041004|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Club Car to schedule a free repair. Club Car is contacting owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received three reports of fuel leaks. No fires or injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from August 2018 through July 2019 for between $7,000 and $11,000.
Manufacturer(s): Club Car, of Augusta, Georgia
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 19-770
Second Recall Details
Name of product: Club Car Gas Carryall 300, Transporter, Villager Vehicles, Streetrod Lux and Streetrod Vintage Vehicles
Hazard: Under continuous operations with low speed idling periods and a full gas tank, the fuel vent can allow fuel to leak, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: August 19, 2019
Units: About 1,300 (In addition, about 13 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves 2019 utility and transport vehicles, which vary in size, models and colors and are used for short-distance transportation. The recalled vehicles can be identified by the model and serial numbers. Serial numbers are above and to the right of the accelerator pedal. The model number is the first two letters of the serial number. Recalled models and serial numbers include:
|Model Name||Serial Number Range|
|CA300, Gas||MC1902- 939803 – MC1936-003158|
|Transporter, Gas||MK1901-938752 – MK1936-001620|
|Villager 6 Gas||SE1903-941645 – SE1936-003004|
|Villager 8 Gas||SF1902-941407 – SF1936-003040|
|Transporter XL Gas||SK1907-948159 – SK1932-994341|
|Transporter XLC Gas||ZV1908-949040 – ZV1928987110|
|Streetrod Lux||SO1908-948943 – SO1908-948929|
|Streetrod Vintage||SO1902-939821 – SO1937-004374|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the vehicles and contact Club Car to schedule a free repair. Club Car is contacting owners of the recalled gas utility and transport vehicles directly.
Incidents/Injuries: Club Car has received two reports of fuel leaks. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Authorized Club Car dealers and Streetrod nationwide from July 2018 through March 2019 for between $8,000 and $16,000. Streetrod branded vehicles were sold by Streetrod dealers from July 2018 through March 2019 for between $18,000 and $20,000.
Manufacturer(s): Club Car, of Augusta, Ga.Manufactured In:U.S.
Recall number: 19-769
This is a large recall for Club Car and represents a significant percentage of their unit sales. Not too surprisingly for the STOV market, the recall involves some variation of a fuel leak hazard. Smallvehicleresource.com maintains a list of small, task-oriented vehicle recalls. Marc Cesare, Smallvehicleresource.com