Hammerhead Off-Road Recalls Fun-Karts Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazards
model year 2009 through 2015 Hammerhead Off-Road GL 150, GTS 150, and GTS Platinum fun-karts are affected
Hammerhead Off-Road has issued a recall for approximately 9,900 fun-karts due to the discovery that the fuel tank can crack and cause fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard.
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 two seats and a rear cargo rack and were sold in red, black, white, orange, blue, and green. GTS is printed on the side cage and the hood of the GTS models and Hammerhead is printed on the hood of the GL models. Serial numbers are printed on the cross bar behind the seats.
To view a complete list of the affected fun-kart models, click here.
The recalled fun-karts were sold at Hammerhead Off-Road dealers nationwide from August 2009 through July 2016 for between $2,100 and $2,900.
To date, no incidents or injuries due to the defect have been reported.
Owners should immediately stop using the recalled fun-karts and contact Hammerhead Off-Road toll-free at (844) 298-6528 to schedule a free replacement of the fuel tank. Additionally, the company itself is contacting all known purchasers directly.