What is the problem?
The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves model year 2013 wide-track versions of the Arctic Cat Bearcat series.
The Bearcat 570 XT and 570 WT have seats for an operator and a passenger. The model name and the letters XT or WT are on each side of the hood and the number 570 is near the rear of the tunnel on each side. Both vehicles have blue hoods.
The Bearcat Z1 XT has seats for an operator and a passenger. The model name and the letters XT are on each side of the hood and Z1 is near the rear of the tunnel on each side. It has a blue hood.
The Bearcat Z1 XT GS is a single-rider vehicle. The model name and the letters GS are on each side of the hood and Z1 is near the rear of the tunnel on each side. It has an orange hood, a winch on the front and a light bar located behind the operator's seat.
The Bearcat Z1 XT LTD has seats for an operator and a passenger. The model name, the letters XT and the word "Limited" are on each side of the hood and Z1 is near the rear of the tunnel on each side. It has a black hood and tunnel.
Recalled vehicles have the last six digits of the vehicle identification number (VIN) in the following ranges: 808110 through 808130 and 108866 through 120615. The VIN appears on a sticker attached to the tunnel on the rider's right side and is also engraved in the same area.
These items were sold new+ at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from May 2012 through October 2012 for between $9,000 and $13,500.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the snowmobiles immediately and contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly.
Arctic Cat; at (800)279-6851, from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, at www.arcticcat.com, and click on Customer Service, then select "Recalls/Bulletins" for more information.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available in the CPSC recall announcement.
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Company Website: www.arcticcat.com
Company Phone: (800) 279-6851
What if I don't own this, but I own something similar?
It is possible that your item was included in a different recall, or will be recalled in the future. To find out, add your item to a free, private Items I Own account. Items I OwnTM will check your items against the past 13 years of CPSC recalls, then keep checking daily for new ones. Click "I Own a SIMILAR Item" to continue.
Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.