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Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
January 17, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C - Motor Sports Newswire

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Arctic Cat snowmobiles

Hazard: Fuel can leak from the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: 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.

RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 264

Description: This recall involves Model Year 2014 Arctic Cat 500 Sno Pro snowmobiles with model numbers S2014ACCPRUSG and S2014ACCPRPVG. The snowmobiles are green with SNO PRO, TEAM ARCTIC, and 500 printed on the front sides of the snowmobile. The name ARCTIC CAT is printed on the rear sides of the snowmobile. The model number is located in the owner’s manual.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: 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.

Sold at: Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from September 2013 to January 2014 for between $7,800 and $9,000.

Manufactured in: United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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