Arctic Cat, CPSC Announce Snowmobile Recall

Arctic Cat is recalling snowmobiles with faulty fuel tanks that pose a fire and burn hazard, according to a Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) release dated April 25. The recalled fuel tanks were installed on all 2004, 2005 and 2006 Firecat and Sabercat models. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The recall affects about 41,000 snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles fuel tank could crack and leak, allowing fuel or fuel vapors to escape, posing a fire and burn hazard.
Arctic Cat has received 217 warranty claims related to two issues surrounding possible fuel leakage from fuel tanks including a crack in the fuel filler neck and leaks at the fuel outlet fitting. No injuries have been reported.
Registered owners have been notified about this recall by mail. Consumers with a recalled snowmobile should contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair.

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