11,500 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recalled In Canada

11,500 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recalled In Canada
11,500 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Recalled In Canada

Transport Canada has issued a recall notice for 11,500 Arctic Cat snowmobiles that are prone to developing cracks in the fuel tank that could lead to a fire causing injury and damage to property.

According to the notice, certain fuel blends and after-market fuel additives could affect the fuel tank plastic and allow the fuel pump mounting flange to develop a crack, potentially causing a fuel leak. The leaking fuel could lead to a fire.

The recall involves 2007, 2008 and 2009 model years. If you own one of the models listed below, you should contact your dealer. Meanwhile, Transport Canada is advising owners not to operate their snowmobiles until the defect has been repaired.

Make Model Model Year(s) Affected
ARCTIC CAT BEARCAT 570 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT BEARCAT Z1 XT 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F10 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F1000 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F370 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F5 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F5 LXR 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F570 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F6 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F8 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT F8 LXR 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT JAGUAR 1100 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT M1000 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT T500 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT T570 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT T600 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT TZ1 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT TZ1 LXR 2007 2008 2009
ARCTIC CAT Z1 2007 2008 2009

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