January 10, 2006
Bombarbier is recalling about 10,400 snowmobiles. The recall affects certain 2006 Ski-Doo REV, RT, and RF snowmobiles.
The steering columns on these snowmobiles could have a missing weld, which could allow a steering component to become loose. This could lead to a loss of control or possible collision causing serious injury or even death.
The recall involves certain Ski-Doo Model Year 2006 snowmobiles. The platforms involved are the REV, RT, and RF. For a complete list of model numbers and serial numbers affected by this recall please log onto www.ski-doo.com. Check the owners manual for the location of the model number and serial number. Most are located on the tunnel.
A second recall affects certain 2006 Ski-Doo REV500 SS, REV 600 HO, and REV 600 HO SDI snowmobiles. Cracks could appear in the starter ring gears allowing gear fragmentation at high speeds. The debris could act like projectiles and cause serious injury or death to riders or bystanders.
|2006||MX Z||Trail||000BH6A00 |
|2006||MX Z||Fan||000BP6A00 |
|2006||MX Z||Renegade||000BU6A00 |
In the second recall, models affected include REV500 SS, REV 600 HO, and REV 600 HO SDI snowmobiles. For a complete list of model numbers and serial numbers affected by this recall please log onto www.ski-doo.com The model number and serial number can be found on the tunnel.
|2006||MX Z||Adrenaline||000BE6C00 |
|2006||MX Z||Trail|| 000BH6B00 |
|2006||MX Z||Renegade X|| 000BW6C00 |
|2006||GTX||Ltd|| 000EH6B00 |
Sold by: Ski-Doo
The units were sold by Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from June 7, 2005 through November 9, 2005 for between $4,000 and $12,300.
Registered owners of affected models have been sent direct notice of this recall. Consumers should stop using these snowmobiles immediately and contact a local Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for repair service.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can call Bombardier Customer Service Department at (888) 864-2002 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.ski-doo.com.
The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).