Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

BRP Recalls Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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

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.

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