Recalls

Hammerhead Fun-Karts Recalled

Hammerhead Off-Road of Flower Mound, Texas, is recalling about 9,900 fun-karts because the product’s fuel tank can crack and cause the fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard. Luckily, no incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves model year 2009 through 2015 Hammerhead Off-Road GL 150, GTS 150 and GTS Platinum fun-karts.

The recalled fun-karts have both two seats and a rear cargo rack and were sold in red, black, white, orange, blue and green. The letters “GTS” are printed on its side cage and the hood of the GTS models, and the word “Hammerhead” is printed on the hood of the GL models.

Serial numbers are printed on the cross bar behind the seats.

The recalled products and their corresponding model numbers are listed as follows:

Model Year Model
2009 GTS 150
2010 GTS 150
2011 GTS 150
2011 GL 150
2012 GTS 150
2012 GL 150
2013 GTS 150
2013 GL 150
2014 GTS 150
2014 GL 150
2014 GTS Platinum
2015 GTS 150
2015 GL 150
2015 GTS Platinum

The fun-karts, which were manufactured in China, were sold at Hammerhead Off-Road dealers nationwide from August 2009, through July 2016, for between $2,100 and $2,900.

We suggest that consumers immediately stop using the recalled fun-karts and contact Hammerhead Off-Road to schedule a free replacement of the fuel tank. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly. Consumers may also contact Hammerhead Off-Road toll-free at 844-298-6528 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at mail@hammerheadoffroad.com or online at www.hammerheadoffroad.com and click on “Latest News” for more information.

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