AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Club Car, based in Augusta, says there are 600 golf carts out there with fuel tank problems.
The company says the tank's seam can separate, letting fuel leak out and causing a fire hazard.
Club Car says it's happened three times so far, but nobody has been hurt.
From Club Car:
Description: This recall involves following 2011 Precedent golf cars. The model and serial numbers are located above the passenger's side floor board. "Club Car" is printed on the front of the golf cars.
Recalled Precedent Golf Cars
Model - Serial Number Range
CF - CF1139-233925 - CF1147-250173
PR - PR1139-233918 - PR1147-249956
PY - PY1144-244648
Sold at: Authorized Club Car dealers nationwide from April 2011 through May 2011 for between $8,000 and $9,200.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled golf cars and contact Club Car for a free inspection and replacement of the fuel tank. The firm is directly contacting consumers who purchased the golf cars.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Club Car at (800) 227-0739 ext. 3580 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. \Monday through Friday,\ or visit the firm's website at www.clubcar.com.
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