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Lester Electrical recalls Links Series chargers

The control board can fail and overheat

Photo source: CPSC
Lester Electrical of Lincoln, Neb., is recalling about 19,000 Links Series chargers models 28080, 28090 and 28100.

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

The company has received 12 reports of failed control boards that showed signs of overheating or burning.

This recall involves Links Series chargers with model numbers 28080, 28090 or 28100.

The chargers, which are are used with golf carts, are black or aluminum and measure approximately 11 inches long by 8 ¾ inches wide by 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.

Model Numbers

Serial Number Range


2914XXXXX through 4816XXXXX




The chargers, manufactured in the U.S., were sold direct from Lester Electrical and distributors and online at from July 2014, through November 2016, for about $400.

What to 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.

Consumers may contact Lester Electrical at (800) 295-2086 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on “Service & Support” at the bottom of the page and then “Links Series Field Action” for more information.

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