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BRP recalls snowmobiles

The muffler can overheat, causing the upper right-hand vent grill to melt

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BRP U.S. of Sturtevant, Wis., is recalling about 2,700 model year 2021-2022 Ski-Doo snowmobiles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hand vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received ten reports of overheating mufflers, including three incidents that resulted in fires. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Backcountry, Expedition, MXZ, Renegade, Skandic and Tundra snowmobiles equipped with a 600 EFI engine.

The vehicles were sold in a variety of colors. Ski-Doo and the model name are printed on the side panels of the vehicles.

The vehicle identification number (VIN) is on the decal located on the right-hand side of tunnel.

A list of the recalled models may be found here.

The snowmobiles, manufactured in Canada were sold exclusively at Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from August 18, 2020, through March 18, 2021, for between $8,000 and $11,000.

What to do

Consumers should stop using their recalled vehicles immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact BRP toll-free at (888) 272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Sunday, or online at www.ski-doo.com and click on “Owner Zone” on the left side of the page, and then “Safety Recalls” for more information.

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