Arctic Cat Recalls Side by Sides Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

Oil can leak from the cooler line on the Trail and Trail XT side by side off-road vehicles, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: September 11, 2014
Recall number: 14-753
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  • Wildcat Trail Lime Green

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    Wildcat Trail Lime Green

  • Wildcat Trail XT Mat Black

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    Wildcat Trail XT Mat Black

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail and Wildcat Trail XT Side by Side

Hazard:

Oil can leak from the oil cooler lines, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Artic 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 Consumer Care, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,600

Description

This recall involves all 2014 Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail and Wildcat Trail XT side-by-side utility vehicles with Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN) 000001 through 316232. The VIN is located on the frame tube near the driver’s side front wheel. These units were sold in red, green, lime green, team arctic green and mat black. The words “Arctic Cat” and “Wildcat Trail” appear on the sides of these vehicles and on the hood.

Incidents/Injuries

Arctic Cat has received 60 reports of oil leaking and one report of fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled side-by-side utility vehicles immediately and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair.

Sold exclusively at

Arctic Car dealers nationwide from December 2013 through July 2014 for about $11,400 to $12,400.

Manufacturer

Arctic Cat, Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Wildcat Trail Lime Green

  • Wildcat Trail XT Mat Black