Constantly breaking down

Purchase 2020 tomberline emerge LE in November 2020. It is now April 2021 and it has broken down five times. I have went through four complete sets of tires and now the steering wheel turns but the front wheels dont move. (For the second time). I purchased from a dealer three hours away that doesnt have a mobile service. I have been dealing with the local dealer and theyre trying however this isnt their problem so I cant expect a lot from them. I am beyond frustrated at this point. These carts appear to be well built however in my opinion its the complete opposite.

User's recommendation: Go with a different brand.

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#2523200 Review #2523200 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Coral Springs, Florida

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Break downs

Since I bought this car nothing but troubles.

User's recommendation: This is not golf car!

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#2048525 Review #2048525 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Orinda, California
Loss
$900
Preferred solution
Full refund

Looking to buy a golfcart

based on the reviews will not consider buying this cart ad reviewsre

User's recommendation: read reviews.

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#2002575 Review #2002575 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Mexico, Missouri

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Poorly designed . Not a golf cart .

Hated this piece of *** from day 1 and told the dealer wanted money back and I would buy a ParCar from them . Told it was a special order , but the only thing special was the seat , which I offered to pay for . Was told they would get back to me with an offer , That was 2 weeks ago , as they do not return calls from people who complain . I was told by this Leesburg Fla. dealer that they were a Club Car dealer , for many years , up North . I would like to know the truth about them as I do not think they can even spell golf cart let alone have ever been in the business or any kind of business . Let me know their history if known .

User's recommendation: RUN , RUN , RUN . DO NOT BUY this THING .

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#1814573 Review #1814573 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Tomberlin Automotive Group Golf Cart
Cons
  • Shape and form
  • Poorly designed in every way
Preferred solution
Full refund

Don’t buy the Tomberlin cart

Just the same as all the other reviews. Its sad Sad
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1 comment
#1876182

This is not the cart so disappointed The dealer service in Orange County missed the service trip 2 times. They did not showed up without any notice The charger plug was melt down for over heating in the garage I can not unplug the socket so I cut the power line and connected hot wire' Lucky no fire...

The roof frame was broken I complained to the factory They said my 2 speaker was so heavy??? It is not the movie theater speakers So I hired the welder and paid $400.00 The steering hydraulic pressure is not stable it was lock several times so i turned power on and off few times I had a Club car for 20 years but not this problems Before you buy this cart please consider these matter specially dealer service

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#1751523 Review #1751523 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Toney, Alabama
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Tomberlin Automotive Group Golf Cart Review

My 2009 Tomberlin E-Merge has been fine but you do have to make sure the on-board smart charger is tuned to the battery pack. When away for long periods I charge my pack then disconnect them. So far so good. Gotta love the way they look.
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#953964 Review #953964 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Product
Tomberlin Automotive Group Golf Cart
Reason of review
Good quality
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Tomberlin Charger issues

We purchased a Tomberlin Golf Cart 2 years ago. We have had nothing but issues with the cart. Brake handle issues, lights issues, but the worst is the Battery and Charging issues. Tomberlin's owners manual states to keep the cart charging while not in use, even during the winter months when not in use. Well, out of the blue, during the winter, the batteries boiled over and I have the hole in my concrete floor to prove it. It turns out, Tomberlin knew about these issues 2 years ago, before we purchased our cart, but the dealer said nothing. There are 20 Tomberlin carts in our golf community, 18 have had the same type of charging and boil over issues. I sold my cart and will never buy another Tomerblin product. If you own one, good luck!
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#1835748

Just bought a Tomberlin 2 months ago . It would be an injustice to call this thing a golf cart .

Worst piece of dog doo I have ever owned . Complained to the dealer on day one . Poorly designed all around . Why would you have non golfers , as apparently they did , design a golf cart .

Bought this thing for the soft ride as the dealer claimed best ride ever , but it is the worst ever . The Leesburg dealer and wife are not knowledgable about the thing and don't care if you are satisfied .If you have a complaint they will not talk to you . They will not last long as they sell a poor excuse for a cart and they have the wrong business morals . Must be their first time in business as they don't have a clue how to communicate with customers .

I could go on and on about this poorly designed thing .

The bottom line is to run away as fast as you can from these people and this thing they call a GOLF cart . Run .

#671748

We have had this same issue and Tomberlin is non responsive.

#671337

I have the same issues with my cart . Can someone help or am I out $7,500.

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#410096 Review #410096 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Scottsdale, Arizona
Loss
$2000
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Tomberlin Golf Carts, LSVs Kicked From BBB For A Reason

Totally non-responsive company ignores emails from dealers and consumers. No longer BBB accredited; tons of unresolved complaints at BBB website. Wish I had known that before buying their expensive, low-speed vehicle (LSV) on which the brakes failed after 31 miles. Not 310; not 3,100. 31! How safe is that?! Dealer picked up. Two-and-a-half MONTHS later Tomberlin still had not replied despite repeated and nice phone calls and emails. They were supposed to send a new brake master cylinder but they didn't. A dealer in California thought they might be going out of business. They should.
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#1102571

Tomberlin did suffer issues. Tomberlin assets have been puchased by Columbia ParCar.

Parts are now available. Production will begin in the near future. Tomberlin will rise to the occasion.

I have personally worked with them recently and things are looking up. There is a bright future with this aquisition!

#1040662

Tomberlin didn't sell batteries with the cars in 2012...None, Never ,...not one. They'd begun their " Battery Select " program at the end of 2010.

You didn't get them from the manufacturer, you got them from your dealer. Your dealer was responsible for the batteries so he and he alone scammed you.

#1040661

Tomberlin Settled each dispute with the BBB of which there were only a handful. They have been purchased by Columbia and are now manufacturing and supplying parts. As always they answer their phone.

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@PissedConsumer1040661

Hey, Broli:

What planet are you communicating from? On this one they did have "tons" of disputes, not a "handful." They were disaccredited from the Better Business Bureau in part because they didn't always answer their phone.

Go write your sci-fi stuff on another website.

They were purchased by Columbia ParCars as they were going bankrupt, as they deservedly should have. Let's stick to the facts on this website.

#619382

Have a NEW 2012 Tomberlin Emerge 2 and it hasn't run correctly sinse new due to a battery problem,Tomberlin fails to replace batteries and the batteries that are in the car are a year older than the model year of car and are not even the same model of battery that should be in there.Dealer has been very patient with them but still dealer gets no assistance from Tomberlin. DON'T BUY A TOMBERLIN

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#352636 Review #352636 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Loss
$8000

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