Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Arctic Cat Recalls Off-Highway Utility Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak and 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: Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX

Hazard: Fuel can leak from the fuel fitting at the throttle body of the vehicle, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins for more information.

Units: About 2,300

Description: This recall includes Model Year 2014 Arctic Cat Prowler 500 HDX Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle (ROV). The two-seat vehicles come in four colors: green, red, vibrant red metallic or emerald green metallic. The vehicles have "Arctic Cat" printed on each side of the hood and on the cargo box tail gate, "500" printed on each side of the front fenders and "HDX" printed on each side of the rear cargo box.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled Prowlers immediately and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting all known owners of the Prowlers directly.

Sold at: Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from August 2013 to January 2014 for between about $11,000 and $12,400.

Manufactured in: United States