On 2017-06-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Snowmobiles due to a potential Impact hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $13200 to $16900.
About 3,000 units are involved in this Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn. snowmobiles recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Snowmobiles category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 400,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The snowmobile drive clutch can fracture and fragments can escape the snowmobile shielding, posing an impact hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all model year 2017 Arctic Cat 9000 Turbo snowmobiles and model year 2018 Arctic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000, and 9000 snowmobiles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the snowmobile tunnel near the right foot rest. The last six digits of the VIN are needed to identify recalled snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were produced in a variety of color combinations. "Arctic Cat" is printed on the sides of the vehicle and on the back snow-flap area.
|Model Year||Model||Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)|
|2017||Artic Cat 9000 Turbo||All VINs|
|2018||Artic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000 and 9000||Within range of 100001 through 102133 or 808003 through 808241|
These items were sold new+ at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from June 2016 through May 2017 for between $13,200 and $16,900.
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 snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been directly notified about this recall by mail.
Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 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
Arctic Cat has received one report of a clutch failure and flying pieces. No injuries have been reported.
+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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