WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 23, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Arctic Cat Recall Summary
Name of Product: Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard: The ATV’s A-arm can separate from the frame and cause loss of steering control, posing crash and injury hazards.
Recall Date: March 23, 2023
Units: About 3,800 (In addition, about 1,200 were sold in Canada) (Arctic Cat and Tracker ATVs have been previously recalled in July 2022.)
Consumer Contact: Textron Specialized Vehicles toll-free at 888-525-6040 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at https://arcticcat.txtsv.com/owners/recalls or https://www.trackeroffroad.com/recalls.html, or at https://arcticcat.txtsv.com or https://www.trackeroffroad.com click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page.
Arctic Cat Recall Details
In Conjunction With: CANADA
Description: This recall involves model years 2022 and 2023 Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and model years 2022 and 2023 Tracker 600 ATVs. The Arctic Cat Alterra 600 ATVs were sold in various colors, including green, gray and fossil (tan). The Tracker 600 vehicles were sold in various colors, including red, white, camo and gray. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is located on the front right-hand frame tube beside the right-hand shock. The VIN number ranges for recalled Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 include the following:
|MY||Model||VIN Start||VIN End|
|2022||Arctic Cat Alterra 600||NT200101||NT202064|
|2023||Arctic Cat Alterra 600||PT200101||PT200679|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles to arrange for a free inspection and free repair. Textron Specialized will instruct dealers to inspect the main frame A-arm mount brackets for cracks before adding the support bracket. The main frame weldment will be replaced, free of cost, along with the addition of the strengthening brackets, if the main frame A-arm mount bracket is cracking. Textron Specialized Vehicles is contacting all purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: The Arctic Cat Alterra was sold at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from May 2021 through January 2023 for between $9,200 and $11,600. The Tracker 600 was sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and Tracker dealers nationwide from May 2021 through January 2023 for between $7,700 to $9,900.
Manufacturer(s): Textron Specialized Vehicles, of Augusta, Georgia
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: +23-739
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has 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