Lester Electrical recalls Links Series Chargers

Starting date:
October 11, 2018
Posting date:
October 11, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-67916

Affected products

Links Series Chargers

Product description

This recall involves Links Series chargers that are used with golf carts. The affected model numbers are 28060, 28070, 28080, 28090 and 28100. The recalled chargers are black or aluminum and measure approximately 28 centimetres (11 inches) long by 22 centimetres (8 ¾ inches) wide by 24 centimetres (9 ½ inches) tall. "Lester Electrical" and "Links Series" are printed on the front of the recalled chargers along with a picture of a golfer. The recalled chargers were manufactured between week 29 of 2014 and week 48 of 2016. The date code is embedded in the serial number as the first four digits with the first and second digits representing the week and the third and fourth digits representing the year. The serial and model numbers are printed on the ratings label on the back of the charger.

The following products are included in the recall:
Model Numbers Serial Number Range
28060 2914XXXXX through 4816XXXXX
28070  
28080  
28090  
28100  

Hazard identified

The control board can fail and overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of October 2, 2018, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 1,022 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from July 2014 to November 2016 in Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in the United States.

Companies

Manufacturer
Lester Electrical
Lincoln
Nebraska
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled chargers and contact Lester Electrical to receive a free replacement control board or schedule a free repair.

For more information, consumers may contact Lester Electrical at 1-800-295-2086 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, by email, or online  for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.