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BRP Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo Backcountry Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo Expedition Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo MXZ Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo Renegade Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo Skandic Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2021 Ski-Doo Tundra Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2022 Ski-Doo Tundra Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2022 Ski-Doo Skandic Sport 600 EFI
  • Recalled 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade Sport 600 EFI
Name of Product:
Model Year 2021-2022 Ski-Doo snowmobiles
Hazard:

The snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hThe snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hand vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.and vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 13, 2021
Units:

About 2,400 (In addition, about 3,000 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact

BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, or online at www.ski-doo.com and click on “Owner Zone” and then “Safety Recalls” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Backcountry, Expedition, MXZ, Renegade, Skandic and Tundra snowmobiles equipped with a 600 EFI engine.  The vehicles were sold in a variety of colors.  Ski-Doo and the model name are printed on the side panels of the vehicles.  The vehicle identification number (VIN) is on the decal located on the right-hand side of tunnel.  The following models are included in the recall:

 

Model Year Model Name
2021 Ski-Doo Backcountry Sport 600 EFI
2021 Ski-Doo Expedition Sport 600 EFI
2021 Ski-Doo MXZ Sport 600 EFI
2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade Sport 600 EFI
2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Skandic Sport 600 EFI
2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Tundra Sport 600 EFI

 

 

 

 

 

Remedy:

Consumers should stop using their recalled vehicles immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair.  BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

BRP has received 10 reports of overheating mufflers, including three incidents that resulted in fires.  No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At

Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from August 18, 2020 through March 18, 2021 for between $8,000 and $11,000. 

Manufacturer(s):

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. of Canada

Manufactured In:
Canada
Importer(s):

BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

Recall number:
21-746
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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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