Name of product: Snowmobiles
Hazard: The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death to the operator.
Units: About 1,600
Description: This recall involves all model year 2016 Arctic Cat turbo 9000 snowmobiles. Recalled models include the M 9000, XF 9000, XF9000 Cross Trek and ZR 9000 snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in the colors black, green, orange and white. The model name is on a decal on the top of the chassis between the seat and the rear bumper. The name Arctic Cat is on each side of the snowmobiles. The letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN) indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year. The VIN is stamped into the chassis near the right foot rest.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting its customers directly.
Sold exclusively at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from June 2015 through January 2016 for between $14,000 and $16,000.
Manufacturer(s): Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.
Manufactured in United States
Consumer Contact: Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.arcticcat.com and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins for more information.