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BRP Recalls Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

  • Freeride Racing
  • Grand Touring
  • GSX
  • MX Z
  • Renegade
  • Skandic Tundra
  • Summit
Name of Product:
Ski-Doo® snowmobiles
Hazard:
The fuel pump inlet fitting can come into contact with the oil tank and break, leading to a fuel to leak, which poses a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
February 07, 2013
Units:
About 10,200
Consumer Contact

BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at www.ski-doo.com and click on "recall information" under the owner center for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The snowmobile has the model name printed on the vehicle's side panel. The 2013 models included in the recall are:

Name

Engine Type

Freeride™

800R E-TEC

Grand Touring LE

600HO E-TEC

GSX® LE

600HO E-TEC

GSX® SE

600HO E-TEC

GSX® SE

800R E-TEC

MX Z® TNT®

600HO E-TEC

MX Z® TNT®

800R E-TEC

MX Z® X®

800R E-TEC

MX Z® X®

600HO E-TEC

MX Z® X-RS®

800R E-TEC

MX Z® X-RS®

600HO E-TEC

Renegade® Adrenaline

800R E-TEC

Renegade® Adrenaline

600HO E-TEC

Renegade® Backcountry™

800R E-TEC

Renegade® Backcountry™

600HO E-TEC

Renegade® Backcountry™ X®

800R E-TEC

Renegade® Backcountry™ X®

600HO E-TEC

Renegade® X®

800R E-TEC

Renegade® X®

600HO E-TEC

Skandic® Tundra® Xtreme

600HO E-TEC

Summit® SP

800R E-TEC

Summit® SP

600HO E-TEC

Summit® X®

800R E-TEC

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair.  BRP has notified registered consumers directly about this recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from March 2012 through January 2013 from about $8000 to $12,000.
Manufactured In:
Canada
Recall number:
13-723
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