BRP Recalls Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard



Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: February 07, 2013

Recall number: 13-723

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:

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact:

BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or online at Ski-Doo Snowmobiles USA: Snow Sleds for Sale by BRP and click on “recall information” under the owner center for more information.

Recall Details


Units About 10,200
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


Incidents/Injuries

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


Sold at

Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from March 2012 through January 2013 from about $8000 to $12,000.
Manufacturer

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Canada
Manufactured in

Canada