Bulletins

Garia bulletins contain important information about various technical issues. Please make sure to read all bulletins carefully and contact us if you have any further questions about any of the issues mentioned.

Service Bulletin 16: Wrong ring size in motor harness

Service Bulletin SB 00016, June 4, 2021

Garia has discovered a issue where a range of cars have been installed with a motor power harness that has a too large ring terminal on the AC controller end of the harness.

Affected Models: Golf, Via, Monaco, Courtesy, Off-X, Roadster

Work Instruction 01: RELiON InSight lithium installation

Work Instruction WI 00001, February 5, 2021

Installation manual for RELiON InSight batteries

Affected Models: Cars equipped with RELiON 100 Ah lithium battery

Service Bulletin 15: Bolt interfering with brake pipe

Service Bulletin SB00015, September 21, 2020

Garia has discovered a potential issue where the top bolt of the panhard rod can interfere with the rear right brake pipe when the car is driven with heavy loads at high speeds in rough terrain.

This issue is related to a new revision of the rear RH brake pipe that has a new routing over the motor. Over time, movement of the rear axle can cause the bolt to damage the brake pipe. As a result, leakage of brake fluid and loss of rear axle brake power can occur.

Affected Models: Golf 2, 2+2, VIA 4, 4+2, Monaco 4, Courtesy 4, 4+2

Policy Bulletin 17: New coilovers

Policy Bulletin PB 00017, August 26, 2020

We have developed new coilovers for our 2 & 2+2 Golf Cars.

Based on feedback from our customers stating that they wanted a more soft and comfortable ride on their Golf Cars, we have developed a new set of coilovers. The new range of coilovers delivers a smoother and more comfortable ride compared to the old type of coilovers.

 The new type of coilovers have been used in the production line from March 1st 2020.

Affected Models: Golf 2 & 2+2, Via 2 & 2+2 and Monaco 2 & 2+2

Service Bulletin 14: Parking Brake Connector/Wire Failure

Service Bulletin SB 00014, June 12, 2020

Garia has discovered a potential failure where the cable for the brake unit connector can fail. This can cause the parking brake to engage, resulting in stuttering or a sudden stop of the vehicle.

Affected Models: All Models From FEB 2020 until JUNE 12, 2020.

Service Bulletin 12: Headlamp fuse keeps blowing

Service Bulletin SB 00012, February 24, 2020

Garia has identified a problem with the rear license plate light that can make the headlight fuse blow.

Affected Models: All Models with license plate light

Service bulletin 11: Relion 100 Ah Battery Communication Loss

Service Bulletin SB00011, February 12, 2020

Garia has identified that Relion 100 Ah batteries with the on/off button on top could have a faulty software. This faulty software can potentially cause loss of communication between the battery and AC controller.

The customer could experience any or all of the following symptoms:
1. "Critical battery level" message on the instrument cluster.
2. The on/off button will not turn off.
3. The car will not drive and may come to an immediate stop if in motion.

Affected Models: All

Service Bulletin 7: 30A fuse upgrade kit

Service Bulletin SB 00007, September 11, 2019

Garia has discovered an amp draw concern with fuse 14. Replacing mini fuse 14 (30 Amp) located in the fuse box under the bonnet with an external Midi style fuse will correct this issue.

Affected Models: All Models until september 2019

Service bulletin 10: Controller software, motor temperature sensor value change

Service Bulletin SB00010, August 8, 2019

Garia has identified that some motors could be equipped with a newer style motor temperature sensor that could give the controller a false temperature reading.

Affected Models: Golf Car, Utility

Service bulletin 9 : Courtesy steel chassis plugs

Service Bulletin SB 00007, July 3, 2019

Garia A/Shas discovered that the Courtesy steel chassis asm. , if driven abusive, has a weak area by the upper front damper bracket, that may cause the chassis profiles to collapse.

Affected Models: All Courtesy steel chassis manufactured up to July

Policy bulletin 16: Charging & storing your Garia - relion battery

Policy Bulletin PB 000016, February 21, 2019

Garia A/S has discovered a usage pattern where the customer is not allowing the Relion lithium battery to be fully charged and calibrated. This usage pattern can lead to incorrect Battery Discharge Indication (BDI) displayed on the instrument cluster resulting in an imbalance between BDI and actual voltage.

Affected Models: All Cars with lithium batteries

Policy bulletin 15: Windshield bracket nut replacement

Policy Bulletin PB 000015, January 21, 2019

Garia A/S has discovered that the Windshield bracket nut holding the foldable windshield, may break due to a 
manufacturing error.

Affected Models: Golf with foldable windshield produced before febr

Service bulletin 5: 32v fuse replacement

Service Bulletin SB 0005, October 25, 2018

Garia A/S has discovered a risk with the fuses F15 and F17 these fuses are only rated to 32V and not 58V. 
This could result in higher than normal temperatures in the fuse box.

Affected Models: All Models built prior to 2019

Policy bulletin 14: Brake light issue

Policy Bulletin PB 000014, April 18, 2018

Garia A/S has discovered  that the brake light can activates by itself in some rare cases.

Affected Models: Golf cars produced before may 2018

Policy bulletin 12: Unusual noise from headliner

Policy Bulletin PB 000012, March 9, 2017

Garia A/S has discovered that the roof panels has a tendency of rattling while driving, especially on uneven surface

Affected Models: Courtesy produced before march 2017.

Policy bulletin 11: Replacing the bolts for rear seat base

Policy Bulletin PB 000011, October 25, 2016

Garia A/S has as a part of it continues quality control discovered that the bolt holding the 2+2 seat base is to long so under maximum load the bolts might hit the brake pipe on the rear axle.

Affected Models: 2+2 only produced before november 2016.

Service bulletin 4: Installing nord-lock washer on gear-tubes

Service Bulletin SB 000004, October 18, 2016

Garia A/S has discovered a risk of the bolts getting loose on the gear tubes.

Affected Models: All Garia cars produced before november 2016

Policy bulletin 10: New air scoop handle

Policy Bulletin PB 000010, September 12, 2014

Garia A/S has discovered that the air scoop handle can break off during driving in hard wind and have a tendency to squeak during driving.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Policy bulletin 7: Dashboard replacement

Policy Bulletin PB 000007, September 1, 2013

Garia A/S has discovered a defect with the dashboard material that has a tendency to crack due to some unexplainable weather conditions. Therefore it's necessary to change the cover on the dashboard.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Policy bulletin 9: Transmission oil plug

Policy Bulletin PB 000009, June 25, 2013

Garia A/S has discovered that some cars can be leaking oil from the ventilated oil plug on the transmission housing.

It can be resolved by replacing the oil plug to a new improved type.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Service bulletin 8: Reinforcement of rear axle

Service Bulletin SB 000008, February 13, 2013

Garia A/S has discovered that the bracket on the rear axle can break off during high speed driving on rough terrain. A reinforcement-kit of u-bolts has been made to prevent this from happening.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Policy bulletin 6 : Wiper motor cover

Policy Bulletin PB 000006, December 3, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered that the wiper motor tends to stop working or make noise when activated. Therefore, it is necessary to apply a cover so water penetration is minimum.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011 with wipers

Policy Bulletin 5: Bump stop for airscoop

Policy Bulletin PB 000005, August 8, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered that the air scoop tends to make noise during driving on rough terrain. Therefore, it is necessary to apply two rubber bump stops to reduce the noise.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Policy Bulletin 4 : Rear body protectors

Policy Bulletin PB00004, August 1, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered that the paint on the rear body panels wears off on some cars due to small tolerance between body and rear seats. Apply the two soft protector pads on the rear body.

Affected Models: 2+2 Golf car MY 2010-2011

Policy Bulletin 1: Airscoop seal

Policy Bulletin PB 000001, August 1, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered a defect relates to the seal on the air scoop.

Affected Models: Limited Golf Cars in Europe and in the U.S. MY 201

Policy bulletin 3: Battery bracket

Policy Bulletin PB00003, April 17, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered that the paint on the battery bracket breaks off due to aggressive influence from battery acid as a result of poor or none maintenance of the batteries.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011 with lead acid batteries

Policy Bulletin 2: Pedal rubber

Policy Bulletin PB00002, March 30, 2012

Garia A/S has discovered that the pedal rubber stripes on the pedals show signs of unusual wear and tear on cars used on golf courses permitting the use of steel spikes on golf shoes.

Affected Models: Golf car MY 2010-2011

Service Bulletin 2: Controller bolts

Service Bulletin SB00002, February 15, 2012

Subject: Garia A/S has discovered a defect, which can limit the vehicle's driving ability.  The defect relates to the connections on the controller. Because the screws are too long there is a risk that the wires might get loose over time, resulting in poor connection.

Affected Models: Garia Golf car MY 2010/2011 and Garia Via MY 2010

Service Bulletin 1: Transport instructions for Garia Golf Car

Service Bulletin SB00001, July 28, 2010

Transport instruction for Garia Golf car

Please remove the air scoop before transporting on open vehicles. See instructions 

Affected Models: 2010 Garia Golf Car and the 2011 Garia Via