Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

BRP Recalls 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: Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

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 Center," and then "Recall Information" for more information.

Units: About 2,800

Description: This recall involves 68 models of 2016 Ski-Doo snowmobiles equipped with a 600 HO E-TEC engine or an 800R E-TEC engine. The VIN is scribed on the vehicle description decal, which is located on the right hand side of the tunnel. The vehicles came in various colors.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact BRP to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.

Sold exclusively at: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from September 2015 to November 2015 from about $12,000 to $17,000.

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

Manufactured in: Canada