Recall: Arctic Cat Snowmobiles
On 2016-02-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Arctic Cat Snowmobiles due to a potential Crash and Injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2015 for about $14000 to $16000.
About 2,000 units are involved in this Arctic Cat snowmobile recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Snowmobiles category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death to the operator.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2016 Arctic Cat turbo 9000 snowmobiles. Recalled models include the M 9000, XF 9000, XF9000 Cross Trek and ZR 9000 snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in the colors black, green, orange and white. The model name is on a decal on the top of the chassis between the seat and the rear bumper. The name Arctic Cat is on each side of the snowmobiles. The letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN) indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. The VIN is stamped into the chassis near the right foot rest.
These items were sold new+ at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from June 2015 through January 2016 for between $14,000 and $16,000.
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 immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly.
Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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 at CPSC.gov.
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