Name of Product: Arctic Cat Snowmobiles
Units: About 7,100
Manufacturer: Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.
Hazard: The headlamp fuse can fail, disorienting the
operator during periods of limited visibility and posing a crash hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Arctic Cat discovered this
condition during production testing of these models. There have been no reports
of headlamp failures or injuries.
Description: The recall involves the following 2012 F,
XF, and M model snowmobiles:
F800 LXR, F1100 LXR, F800 Sno Pro, F1100 Sno
XF800 LXR, XF1100 LXR, XF800 Sno Pro High Country, XF1100
M800, M1100, M800 Sno Pro, M1100 Sno Pro/Limited/50th, M800
Recalled snowmobiles can be identified by the last six
numerals of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) in the following ranges:
105092 through 112175 or 800001 through 800033. The model name is located on
each side of the hood. The VIN is located on the right side tunnel. The
snowmobiles come in a variety of color combinations: Black, White and Orange, Black and Orange,
and Black and Green.
Sold at: Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from May
2011 through September 2011 for approximately $10,500 to $13,000.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these
snowmobiles and contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a
free repair. Arctic Cat has notified owners of these snowmobiles directly by
Consumer Contact: For additional information, call
Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday
or visit the firm's website at www.arctic-cat.com