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February 9, 2005


Release # 05-539

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Products: 2005 Mach Z® 995 and Summit® 995 Ski-Doo® Snowmobiles without functional electric starter.

Units: About 1,455

Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Quebec, Canada.

Hazard: Inappropriate clutch ring gear installed on some units. This may cause ring gear fragmentation at high speeds and debris could act as projectiles. A projectile could cause serious injury or death.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries reported.

Description: 2005 Ski-Doo Mach Z 995 and Summit 995 snowmobiles without functional electric starter. Recalled models are listed below in this table:

YearModelPackageModel Number
2005 Mach Z Adrenaline™ AB5A
Summit Highmark CA5A / CA5B
Highmark X CD5A / CD5B / CD5C

Sold by: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from Sept. 2004 through Jan. 2005 for $10,599 to $11,599 depending on model.

Manufactured In: Canada

Remedy: Owners of affected units will be notified directly. Consumers should stop using the snowmobile immediately and contact an authorized Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for repair, free of charge.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact BRP at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET

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