Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Arctic Cat Model Year 2024 Catalyst Snowmobiles Due to Crash Hazard

240510 Arctic Cat MY24 Catalyst 600 snowmobile [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 10, 2024 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Arctic Cat Recall Summary

Name of Product: Arctic Cat Model Year 2024 Catalyst 600 snowmobiles

Hazard: The steering caps, which are used to hold the handlebar in place, can crack and cause the handlebars to become unstable, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: May 09, 2024

Units: About 2,670 (In addition, about 891 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Textron Specialized Vehicles at 800-279-2281 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at arcticcatwarranty@textron.com, or online at https://arcticcat.txtsv.com/owners/recalls or https://arcticcat.txtsv.com/ and select “Recall” for more information.

Arctic Cat Recall Details

In Conjunction With: CANADA

Description: This recall involves Arctic Cat model year 2024 Catalyst 600 snowmobiles with model names ZR, Riot, and Mountain, sold in various colors. The model names are printed on the side panels of the snowmobiles. The 10th letter of the VIN will be an “R”. The VIN number is stamped on the tunnel section or the decal on the top/rear of the tunnel.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Arctic Cat 2024 Catalyst 600 snowmobiles, and contact the local authorized Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair of the steering caps.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 95 reports of incidents from dealers during initial snowmobile setups of steering caps cracking while being torqued. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Arctic Cat Dealers nationwide from September 2023 through April 2024 for between $13,800 and $16,100.

Manufacturer(s): Textron Specialized Vehicles, of Augusta, Georgia

Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 24-228

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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