Follow us:
  1. Home
  2. News
  3. Recalls of Sporting Goods and Equipment
  4. Snowmobile Recalls

Snowmobile Recalls

Polaris recalls model year 2015-2020 snowmobiles

The fuel hose can be improperly secured, posing a fire hazard

Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 57,000 model year 2015-2020 AXYS Trail Performance and Crossover snowmobiles sold in the U.S. and Canada.

The fuel hose can be improperly secured, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received 13 reports of improperly secured fuel hoses. No fires or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves all Model Year 2015-2020 600cc and 800cc AXYS Trail Performance and Crossover snowmobiles with the following model names:

Th...

Latest in Recalls of Sporting Goods and Equipment

    Not sure how to choose?

    Get expert buying tips about Snowmobile Recalls delivered to your inbox.

      Thank you, you have successfully subscribed to our newsletter! Enjoy reading our tips and recommendations.

      Unsubscribe at any time.

      Recent Articles

      Sort by:

      Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles

      The snowmobile drive clutch can fracture

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 2,700 snowmobiles.

      The snowmobile drive clutch can fracture and fragments can escape the snowmobile shielding, posing an impact hazard.

      The company has received one report of a clutch failure and flying pieces. No injuries have been reported.

      This recall involves all model year 2017 Arctic Cat 9000 Turbo snowmobiles and model year 2018 Arctic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000, and 9000 snowmobiles.

      The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the right side of the snowmobile tunnel near the right foot rest. The last six digits of the VIN are needed to identify recalled snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles were produced in a variety of color combinations.

      “Arctic Cat” is printed on the sides of the vehicle and on the back snow-flap area.

      Model Year

      Model

      Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

      2017

      Artic Cat 9000 Turbo

      All VINs

      2018

      Artic Cat 6000, 7000, 8000 and 9000

      Within range of 100001 through 102133 or 808003 through 808241

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from June 2016, through May 2017 for between $13,200 and $16,900.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been directly notified about this recall by mail.

      Consumers may contact Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 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.

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 2,700 snowmobiles.The snowmobile drive clutch can fracture and fragments can escape the snow...

      Yamaha recalls snowmobiles

      The turbocharger overboost can cause severe engine damage

      Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. of Cypress, Calif., is recalling about 400 snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargers.

      The turbocharger overboost can cause severe engine damage, posing crash and fire hazards to the user.

      The firm has received 40 reports of engine damage due to the turbocharge overboost. No injuries have been reported.

      This recall involves Yamaha model year 2016 SR10 “SRViper” snowmobiles that are equipped with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kit sold by Yamaha.

      The recalled snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model name is printed on the left and right side of the front cowling. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and the model number are stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot-well.

      The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year.

      Model

      Model Number

      Colors

      SRViper R-TX DX

      SR10RDGB, SR10RDGR

      Blue, Red/Black

      SRViper R-TX SE

      SR10RSGL, SR10RSGR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper R-TX LE

      SR10RLGL, SR10RLGW

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper L-TX DX

      SR10LDGB, SR10LDGR

      Black/Red, Black

      SRViper L-TX SE

      SR10LSGL, SR10LSGR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper L-TX LE

      SR10LLGW

      Blue, White/Red

      SRViper S-TX DX 137

      SR10SD37GR

      Black/Red

      SRViper S-TX DX 146

      SR10SD46GB

      Black

      SRViper X-TX SE

      SR10XSGL, SR10XSGR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper X-TX LE

      SR10XLGL, SR10XLGW

      White/Blue, White/Red

      SRViper M-TX 141 SE

      SR10MS41GL, SR10MS41GR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper M-TX 153

      SR10M53GB, SR10M53GR

      Black, Red/White

      SRViper M-TX 153 SE

      SR10MS53GL, SR10MS53GR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper M-TX 153 LE

      SR10ML53GL, SR10ML53GW

      Blue, White/Red

      SRViper M-TX 162

      SR10M62GB, SR10M62GR

      Black, Red/Black

      SRViper M-TX 162 SE

      SR10MS62GL, SR10MS62GR

      Blue, Red/White

      SRViper M-TX 162 LE

      SR10ML62GL, SR10ML62GW

      Blue, White/Red

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S, were sold at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from August 2015, through April 2016, for between $12,800 and $14,100.

      The Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kits were sold as an after-market accessory at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from March 2015, through September 2016, for about $3,300.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

      Consumers may contact Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Alerts” for more information.

      Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. of Cypress, Calif., is recalling about 400 snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargers.The turbocharger overboost can ca...

      Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles

      The fuel tank can crack and leak fuel

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 20,700 snowmobiles.

      The fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, posing a fire hazard.

      The company has received reports of 918 incidents, including six reports of fires, with the snowmobiles. No injuries have been reported.

      The recall involves model year 2007, 2008, and 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobiles, including F models, Jaguar and Jaguar Z1 1100 models, Bearcat Z1 XT models, T500 and T570 models, TZ1 and TZ1 Turbo models, and Z1 1100 and Z1 1100 Turbo models.

      These snowmobiles were produced in a variety of color combinations. “Arctic Cat” is printed on the sides of the vehicle and on the back snow-flap area. The model name is on the side of the vehicle. The model number is printed in the owner’s manual.

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from June 2006, through December 2016, for between $11,500 and $14,300.

      What to do

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been notified by mail.

      Consumers may contact Arctic Cat at 800-279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at https://www.arcticcat.com/customer-care/ then “Product Recall” and then “List of Safety Bulletins” for more information.

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 20,700 snowmobiles.The fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, po...

      Arctic Cat recalls snowmobiles

      The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 1,600 turbo 9000 snowmobiles.

      The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death.

      No incidents or injuries have been reported.

      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 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.

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold exclusively at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from June 2015, through January 2016, for between $14,000 and $16,000.

      What to do

      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.

      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 and click on Customer Care, then Product Recall and then List of Safety Bulletins for more information.

      Arctic Cat of Thief River Falls, Minn., is recalling about 1,600 turbo 9000 snowmobiles. The brakes can fail, posing a risk of injury or death....

      Polaris recalls snowmobiles

      The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack Polaris snowmobiles.

      Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 4,700 Polaris snowmobiles.

      The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a loss of steering, posing a crash hazard.

      The company has received 11 reports of cracked or broken steering pitman arms of which eight reported loss of steering and three reported a crash. One injury was reported, but without details as to the extent of the injuries. No property damage claims have been received.

      This recall involves the following model year 2015 snowmobiles:

      • 600 RUSH PRO-S,
      • 600 RUSH PRO-X,
      • 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-S,
      • 600 SWITCHBACK PRO-X,
      • 600 SWITCHBACK ADVENTURE,
      • 800 RUSH PRO-S,
      • 800 RUSH PRO-X,
      • 800 SWITCHBACK PRO-S, 800
      • SWITCHBACK PRO-X,
      • 550 INDY Voyageur 155, and
      • 550 INDY Adventure 155.

      The 2015 600 / 800 AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks were solid in black, red/ white, and silver / black color schemes. The AXYS RUSH and Switchbacks have either “600” or “800” decal on the hood along with either “RUSH” or “Switchback” on the rear of the left and right sides of the rear suspension tunnel. The 550 INDY Adventures and Voyageurs were sold in red or blue and have either “Adventure” or “Voyageur” decals on the left and right engine compartment side panels.

      The following model names and numbers are being recalled:

      Polaris Model Year 2015 Snowmobiles

      Model Name(s)

      Model Number

      600 RUSH PRO-S

      S15DP6PS / SA / SL

      600 RUSH PRO-X

      S15DF6PEL

      600 SWITCHBACK PRO-S

      S15DS6PS / SA / SL

      600 SWITCHBACK PRO-X

      S15DR6PEL

      600 SWITCHBACK ADVENTURE

      S15DA6PSL / SM
      S15DA6PEL

      800 RUSH PRO-S

      S15DP8PS / SA / SL

      800 RUSH PRO-X

      S15DF8PS
      S15DF8PEL

      800 SWITCHBACK PRO-S

      S15DS8PS / SA / SL

      800 SWITCHBACK PRO-X

      S15DR8PS / EL

      550 INDY Voyageur 155

      S15CU5BSL / EL

      550 INDY Adventure 155

      S15CJ5BSL / EL

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2014, through November 2015, for between $8,000 and $13,600.

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Polaris dealer to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting its customers directly and sending a recall letter to each registered owner.

      Consumers may contact Polaris toll-free at 888-704-5290 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Product Safety Recalls” for more information.  

      Polaris Industries of Medina, Minn., is recalling about 4,700 Polaris snowmobiles. The steering pitman arm or drag link can crack and result in a l...

      BRP recalls snowmobiles

      Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak

      BRP U.S. of Sturtevant, Wis., is recalling about 2,800 Ski-Doo snowmobiles.

      Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak, posing a fire hazard.

      No incidents or injuries have been reported.

      This recall involves 68 models of 2016 Ski-Doo snowmobiles equipped with a 600 HO E-TEC engine or an 800R E-TEC engine. The VIN is scribed on the vehicle description decal, which is located on the right hand side of the tunnel. The vehicles came in various colors.

      The snowmobiles, manufactured in Canada, were sold at Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from September 2015, to November 2015, from about $12,000 to $17,000.

      Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact BRP to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.

      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 http://www.ski-doo.com/owner-center/safety-recall for more information.

      BRP U.S. of Sturtevant, Wis., is recalling about 2,800 Ski-Doo snowmobiles. Internal damage to the fuel hose can cause a leak, posing a fire hazard...