Recall: Arctic Cat Snowmobiles
On 2014-08-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Arctic Cat Snowmobiles due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2013 for about $12000 to $14500.
About 3,000 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 2nd recall of products in the Snowmobiles category in 2014.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 279-6851
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What is the problem?
Fuel can leak from the fuel line assembly, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2014 Arctic Cat XF 7000 and ZR 7000 and model year 2015 XF 7000 and ZR 7000 snowmobiles. They were sold in a variety of green, black, orange and white color combinations. All XF and ZR 2014 models are included in this recall. Recalled 2015 model vehicles have the last six digits of the vehicle identification number (VIN) in the following ranges: 100920 through 100993 for the XF 7000 models and 100792 through 100919 for the ZR 7000. The fourth and fifth digit of the VIN, "14" or "15," correspond to the model year. The VIN appears on a sticker attached to the chassis near the rider's right foot rest. The model name appears on the front sides of the snowmobile.
These items were sold new+ at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from June 2013 to August 2014 for between $12,000 and $14,500.
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 recalled snowmobiles immediately 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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