|Originally issued October 1, 2004, Revised November 2, 2007
CPSC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Announce Recall of Snowmobiles
Note: Phone Number Change.
The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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® 2003 Grand Touring 800 SDI SE; Legend 800 SDI SE
- Ski-Doo® 2004 Legend 600 HO SDI SE, SE GT, Sport and Sport GT; Legend 800 HO SDI SE and SE GT; MX Z X, Adrenaline and Renegade X; GSX Limited, Limited 1+1, Sport and Sport 1+1
- Ski-Doo® 2005 MX Z Renegade
Units: About 3,163
Manufacturer/Importer: Bombardier Inc. and Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP), Quebec, Canada.
Hazard: The throttle lever could become stuck leading to loss of speed control and possible collision.
Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received two reports alleging stuck throttles. No injuries have been reported.
Description: BRP snowmobiles come in black, blue, gray, white, yellow and autumn/black. Recalled models are listed below in this table:
|YEAR ||MODEL ||PACKAGE||MODEL NUMBER
|Sport 1 + 1
||Legend™ 600 HO SDI
|Legend™ 800 HO SDI
||Grand Touring™ 800 SDI
|Legend 800 SDI
Sold at: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide between December 2002 and August 2004 for about $7,000 to $9,900.
Manufactured In: Canada
Remedy: Owners of affected units will be notified directly. Consumers should contact an authorized Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for repair, free of charge.
Consumer Contact: Contact Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. at (888) 638-5397 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET.
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