Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn, is recalling about 255 Arctic Cat snowmobiles.
The handgrip can break, posing an injury hazard to the rider.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
This recall involves all model year 2018 Pantera models including the Pantera 3000s, Pantera 6000s, and Pantera 7000s.
Also included are 2019 Pantera 3000, 6000 and 7000 model snowmobiles within the VIN range of 100529 through 100848 located on the side of the tunnel near the right footrest area..
The snowmobiles have “PANTERA,” “ARCTIC CAT” and the model number printed on each side of the engine cowling, and were sold in a variety of colors.
The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Arctic Cat and Textron Off-Road dealers nationwide from July 2017, through May 2018, for between $10,500 and $15,500.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact Arctic Cat to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumers may 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.