ACG-RC2018-01 - Incorrect Windshield Installed/FMVSS 205, 500 - 2016-2017 ACG Moke

February 27, 2018 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V135000

Incorrect Windshield Installed/FMVSS 205, 500

In the event of a crash, if the non-laminated windshield shatters, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V135

Manufacturer American Custom Golf Cars

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 72

 

Summary

American Custom Golf Cars (ACG) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Moke vehicles. These vehicles may have been built with windshields that do not have laminated glazing. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 205, "Glazing Materials," and number 500, "Low Speed Vehicles."

 

Remedy

ACG will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the windshield, replacing any that are not properly labeled AS-1 windshields, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2018. Owners may contact ACG customer service at 1-909-597-2885. ACG's number for this recall is ACG-RC2018-01.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

This notice applies to your vehicle, VIN: [insert VIN here] NHTSA Recall # 18V135

Dear ACG vehicle owner:

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

ACG, Inc. has decided that certain 2016 - 2017 Model Year MOKE LSVs, fail to comply to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) No. 205 "Glazing Materials" and No. 500 "Low Speed Vehicles".

 

! IMPORTANT !

  • your ACG MOKE LSV is being recalled
  • you should take it to your ACG dealer for inspection

 

Why is a recall being conducted?

Your 2016 or 2017 ACG MOKE LSV may have noncompliance with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 205 and No. 500, because a windshield of incorrect glazing composition (tempered glass) may have been installed rather than the required windshield constructed of laminated safety glazing.

In the event of  crash, if the incorrect non-laminated windshield glass shatters, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

What are we doing about the problem?

Your ACG vehicle dealer will inspect the vehicle free of charge. If windshield replacement is determined to be required, it will be replaced free of charge in about two hours, and your vehicle can be driven immediately after the replacement is completed.

 

What should you do?

Contact your local ACG vehicle dealer, or if you do not know where an ACG dealer is located in your area, please contact ACG, Inc. directly either by e-mail to [email protected] or by phone (909) 597-2885.

 

What if you no longer own this vehicle?

Please contact ACG, Inc. directly either by e-mail to [email protected] or by phone (909) 597-2885.

 

Who should you contact if you have further questions or concerns?

Please contact ACG, Inc. directly either by e-mail to [email protected] or by phone (909) 597-2885.

If you are the lessor of this vehicle, please forward a copy of this notice to the lessee within ten days to comply with Federal regulations.

If you have already paid to have your ACG MOKE LSV repaired for this condition, you may be eligible for reimbursement of the charges you paid for the replacement windshield.

To learn more about what you need to do to obtain reimbursement, Please contact ACG, Inc. directly either by E-mail to [email protected] or by Phone (909) 597-2885..

If after having attempted to take advantage of this recall you believe you have not been able to have your ACG MOKE LSV remedied without charge and within a reasonable amount of time, you may submit a complaint to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C., 20590; or call the toll-free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

We apologize for any inconvenience this safety recall may cause, but your safety is our first concern. Sincerely,

ACG, Inc.
15740 El Prado Rd.
Chino, CA 91710
T: (909) 597-2885
F: (909) 597-7183  

Manufacturer’s assigned campaign number:  ACG-RC2018-01


2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
ACG MOKE 2016-2017

13 Associated Documents

Non-Compliance Notice 573 Report/FMVSS 205, 500

RCLRPT-18V135-2332.pdf 217.825KB

Download (PDF, 213KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

RCMN-18V135-8874.pdf 66.805KB

Download (PDF, 65KB)


Miscellaneous Document - PART 573 Defect and Noncompliance Report

RMISC-18V135-6995.pdf 128.861KB

Download (PDF, 126KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-18V135-5275.pdf 245.739KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recall 573 Report - AMENDMENT 1

RCLRPT-18V135-9122.PDF 219.566KB

Download (PDF, 214KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-18V135-5581.pdf 69.416KB

Download (PDF, 68KB)


ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-18V135-9910.pdf 95.134KB

Download (PDF, 93KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCMN-18V135-0179.pdf 61.163KB

Download (PDF, 60KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2018-3

RCLQRT-18V135-9385.PDF 211.336KB

Download (PDF, 206KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2018-2

RCLQRT-18V135-0860.PDF 214.629KB

Download (PDF, 210KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #4, 2018-4

RCLQRT-18V135-7824.PDF 211.44KB

Download (PDF, 206KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2018-1

RCLQRT-18V135-7701.PDF 214.529KB

Download (PDF, 210KB)


Recall Quarterly Report #5, 2019-1

RCLQRT-18V135-7312.PDF 211.554KB

Download (PDF, 207KB)


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V135&docType=RCL


 

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