Recall Roundup: Golf Carts, LED Flashlights, and Food Dehydrators

Posted at 4:01 AM, Feb 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-02-20 06:31:26-05

consumer-alert recall roundup-web-gfxBETHESDA, Md. (Feb. 20, 2014) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling a handful of products this week due to the risk of injury and other hazards.

Among the items being recalled are specific models of LED flashlights, certain golf carts/club cars, and food dehydrators that had previously been recalled.  We also included a recall of Kawasaki dirt bikes that was announced late last week.

Below is information on this week’s recalls.


Lucent Ace Manufacturing – LED flashlights sold exclusively through Academy Sports & Outdoors.  The battery can short and cause the flashlight’s canister to rupture, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.  The recall impacts about 3,000 units.  No injuries have been reported.  Click here for information on refunds and exchanges.

food dehydrator

LEM Products – 5-Tray Dehydrators with Digital Timers.  Damaged wiring in the food dehydrators can come into contact with a metal bracket inside the machine, posing a shock hazard.  Roughly 3,000 units are impacted.  This unit had already been recalled last year due to a burn hazard.  No injuries have been reported.  Click here for more information.

golf cart

Club Car – Precedent I2 golf and transport vehicles.  The hip restraint on the passenger side can fracture, posing a fall hazard.  About 1,800 units are impacted by the recall.  There has been one reported injury.  Click here for specific model information and contact details for the manufacturer.

kawasaki recall

Kawasaki USA (from last week) – Off-road motorcycles.  Fuel can leak from between the fuel tank and fuel tap, posing a fire hazard.  About 10,000 units are impacted.  For additional information on models and remedies for the recall, click here.