Arctic Cat Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall-Alert)



This recall involves all Model Year 2018 and 2019 Arctic Cat snowmobile models M8000, XF8000, ZR8000, and Norseman X8000. The vehicles were produced in a variety of color combinations and track lengths. The vehicles all have 8000 on each side of the front hood/side panel area and ARCTIC CAT on the rear snow-flap. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the snowmobile tunnel near the right foot rest.
Product:
Arctic Cat snowmobilesAbout 9,000 (In addition about 5,500 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/7/VRDB-BDRV/search-recherche/detail.aspx?lang=eng&rn=2019102
Retailer:
Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from January 2017 through February 2019 for between about $13,800 and $18,000
Recall Date:    Apr 18, 2019
Injury:
Arctic Cat has received 70 reports of melting plastic around the exhaust outlet area and four reports of the plastic catching fire. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.
Mfg Country:
United States
Recall ID:    8540
Last Published:    Apr 18, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19740
Emert Status:    Announced