The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled BRP’s Ski-Doo and Lynx snowmobiles due to fire hazards. The recall was posted on Aug. 31, 2023.
According to the CPSC, BRP’s snowmobiles possess a fire hazard due to the main injector fuel return hose potentially leaking, which could lead to injuries, serious property damage, or even death.
The CPSC received six reports of fuel leaks in the recalled snowmobiles.
Approximately 4,070 units were included in the recall, with an additional 3,100 sold in Canada.
BRP has had several products recalled in the past. On Feb. 9, 2023, the CPSC recalled BRP’s Can-Am side-by-side vehicles due to fire hazards. In July 2022, BRP’s 2022 models of the Can-Am Ryker motorcycles were recalled.
What models of BRP’s snowmobiles were recalled?
The recall includes BRP snowmobile models equipped with a specific engine: the 850 E-TEC Turbo R Engine. Recalled models include the following:
- Ski-Doo Freeride 850 E-TEC Turbo R | 2023
- Ski-Doo Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo R | 2022
- Lynx Shredder 850 E-TEC Turbo R | 2023
The CPSC advises consumers to immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles.
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