On 2017-01-11, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Snowmobiles due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2006 for about $11500 to $14300.
About 20,000 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 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 fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recall involves model year 2007, 2008, and 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobiles, including F models, Jaguar and Jaguar Z1 1100 models, Bearcat Z1 XT models, T500 and T570 models, TZ1 and TZ1 Turbo models, and Z1 1100 and Z1 1100 Turbo models. These 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. The model name is on the side of the vehicle. The model number is printed in the owner's manual.
These items were sold new+ at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from June 2006 through December 2016 for between $11,500 and $14,300.
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 https://www.arcticcat.com/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 reports of 918 incidents, including 6 reports of fires, with the snowmobiles. 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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