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Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Model Year 2007 Arctic Cat F
  • Model Year 2008 Arctic Cat F1000
  • Model Year 2009 Arctic Cat F SnoPro
  • Model Year 2007 Jaguar Z1
  • Model Year 2009 Bearcat Z1 XT
  • Model Year 2008 TZ1
  • Model Year 2009 TZ1 Turbo
Name of Product:
Snowmobiles
Hazard:

The fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
January 11, 2017
Units:
About 20,700
Consumer Contact

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.

Recall Details

Description:

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.

Remedy:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

Arctic Cat has received reports of 918 incidents, including 6 reports of fires, with the snowmobiles. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from June 2006 through December 2016 for between $11,500 and $14,300.

Manufacturer(s):

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

Manufactured In:
U.S.
Recall number:
17-724
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has 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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