WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 27, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
BRP Recall Summery
Name of product: 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobiles equipped with an 850 E-TEC engine
Hazard: The vehicle can have a fuel leak at the fuel injector, posing a fire hazard.
Recall date: August 26, 2019
Units: About 2,900
Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at https://www.ski-doo.com and click on “Community” and then “Safety” for more information.
BRP Recall Details
Description: This recall involves model year 2019 Ski-Doo Backcountry, Freeride, MXZ, Renegade and Summit snowmobiles equipped with an 850 E-TEC engine. The vehicles are 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. Consumers can contact BRP or an authorized dealer to verify if their VIN number is included in the recall. The following models are included in the recall.
|BACKCOUNTRY 850 E-TEC||Black; White/Black|
|BACKCOUNTRY X 850 E-TEC||Black; White/Black|
|BACKCOUNTRY XRS 850 E-TEC||Black; White/Black|
|FREERIDE 850 E-TEC||Blue|
|MXZ BLIZZARD 850 E-ETC||Black/Yellow|
|MXZ TNT 850 E-TEC||White/Black; Black|
|MXZ X 850 E-TEC||Black; Yellow; Yellow/Silver|
|MXZ XRS 850 E-TEC||Black; Yellow/Silver|
|RENEGADE ADRENALINE 850 E-TEC||White|
|RENEGADE X 850 E-TEC||Black; Red|
|RENEGADE XRS 850 E-TEC||Orange/Silver|
|SUMMIT SP 850 E-TEC||Black; Black/Blue|
|SUMMIT X 850 E-TEC||Black; Black/Blue|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Snowmobile dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 17 reports of broken/missing injector bolts, one report of fuel leaks and two reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from June 2018 through July 2019 for between $12,600 and $16,200.
Importer(s): BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.
Manufactured In: Canada
Recall number: 19-773
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission