Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

BRP Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

Name of product: Model Year 2021-2022 Ski-Doo snowmobiles Hazard: The 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.

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.

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: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. of Canada

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

Manufactured In: Canada