The fuel injector hose retainer screw can loosen and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.
About 12,500 (In addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada) (Some of these snowmobiles were previously recalled in October 2022.)
BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, or online at https://www.ski-doo.com/us/en/owner-zone/maintenance/safety-recalls.html or www.ski-doo.com and click on “Safety Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.
This recall involves Ski-Doo model years 2021 and 2022 snowmobiles equipped with 850 E-TEC and 850 E-TEC Turbo engines. 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 underneath the seat. Dealers can check for VINs included in this recall. The following models are included in the recall:
|Model Year(s)||Model Name|
|2021 and 2022||Backcountry 850 E-TEC|
|Expedition 850 E-TEC|
|Freeride 850 E-TEC|
|Freeride 850 E-TEC Turbo|
|MXZ 850 E-TEC|
|Renegade 850 E-TEC|
|Summit 850 E-TEC|
|Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo|
|2022||Backcountry 850 E-TEC Turbo|
|Expedition 850 E-TEC Turbo|
|MXZ 850 E-TEC Turbo|
|Renegade 850 E-TEC Turbo|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a Ski-Doo dealer to determine if their snowmobile is included in this recall and to schedule a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly to coordinate the free repair with dealers to inspect and if necessary install a new E-TEC fuel injector hose retainer screw.
BRP has received 14 reports of fuel leaks which resulted in four fires.
BRP U.S. Inc, of Sturtevant, Wisconsin
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