WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 1, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Bobcat Company Recall: Utility Vehicles (UTVs) Due to Collision and Crash Hazard
Name of product: Model Year 2017-2018 Bobcat 3650 Utility Vehicles (UTVs)
Hazard: The rear brake line can become punctured causing the brakes to fail, posing a collision and crash hazard.
Recall date: January 30, 2020
Units: About 522 (In addition, 53 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact: Bobcat at 800-743-4340 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.bobcat.com and click on the For Owners tab located at the top of the page. Then scroll to CPSC Recalls for more information. In addition, find a Dealer link at the top of the page or to check your VIN Number.
Description: This recall involves model year 2017-2018 Bobcat 3650 utility vehicles. The recalled utility vehicles are white and black with orange decals. “Bobcat” is printed on the hood of the utility vehicle and “3650” is printed on the rear box. The vehicle identification numbers (VINs) can be found on a label affixed to the vehicle frame under the seat and storage bin on the passenger side. The following vehicles are included in this recall.
|Year||Model Number||Partial Non-Sequential VIN Range|
|2017||3650||17001 thru 17308|
|2018||3650||18001 thru 18344|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a Bobcat dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. Bobcat is notifying dealers and contacting affected registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Sold At: Bobcat dealers nationwide from May 2016 through February 2019 for between $24,000 and $29,000.
Manufacturer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.
Distributor(s): Bobcat Company, of West Fargo, N.D.
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 20-715
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