CPSC Recall: Arctic Cat recalled snowmobiles over injury risks

01/18/2011 // Greensboro, NC, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Thief River Falls, MN—The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Arctic Cat Inc. have voluntarily recalled about 16,500 snowmobiles over loss of control hazards. The recall was announced the by the CPSC on January 18, 2011.

The recall was initiated after discovering that the front lower suspension arm can crack while in use, which could cause the rider to lose control, posing a risk of severe injury or death.

The CPSC reported, “This recall involves all 2010 Arctic Cat Z1, TZ1, F, Bearcat, M, and CF model snowmobiles. All variations of color and model features of the models listed are included in this recall. The model name is indicated on the side of vehicle, in the registration materials and owner’s manual.”

Consumers are advised to contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to receive a free repair. All registered owners have been directly notified about the recall through the mail.

For further information concerning the recall, consumers can contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit their website at www.arctic-cat.com.

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