Update: BRP Recalls Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Over Fuel Leak, Fire Hazard
October 13, 2022 – The CPSC today announced a recall for about 6,200 Ski-Doo snowmobiles which were sold with fuel injector hose retainer screws that can loosen and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard. Specifically, this recall affects the following Ski-Doo snowmobiles:
Model Year Model Name
- 2022 Ski-Doo Expedition 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo Expedition 850 E-TEC Turbo
- 2022 Ski-Doo Summit 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo
- 2022 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 E-TEC Turbo
- 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade 850 E-TEC Turbo
- 2022 Ski-Doo Backcountry 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo Backcountry 850 E-TEC Turbo
- 2022 Ski-Doo MXZ 850 E-TEC
- 2022 Ski-Doo MXZ 850 E-TEC Turbo
CPSC issued this recall after BRP received at least 5 reports of fuel leaks, resulting in 2 fires.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair,” CPSC said. “BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly to coordinate the free repair with dealers to inspect and, if necessary, install a new E-TEC fuel injector hose retainer screw.”
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 23-702.
What’s the Problem?
This CPSC Recall began on May 13, 2021, and affects the following snowmobiles:
- 2021 Ski-Doo Backcountry Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 Ski-Doo Expedition Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 Ski-Doo MXZ Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Skandic Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Tundra Sport 600 EFI
“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,” CPSC said.
“Ski-Doo” and the model name are printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is located on a decal on the right-hand side of the tunnel.
Affected snowmobiles were sold at Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from August 18, 2020 through March 18, 2021 for between $8,000 and $11,000.
Consumers who purchased a recalled snowmobile should stop using it immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair.
The CPSC Recall Number for this item is 21-746.
Polaris Industries Inc. in July 2020 issued a recall for 2015-2020 AXYS Trail Performance and Crossover snowmobiles after the company received at least 13 reports of improperly secured fuel hoses.
Do I Have a Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Class Action Lawsuit?
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If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled Ski-Doo snowmobile, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.