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Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. Recall ...

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Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Ofce of Information and Public Affairs Originally issued March 29, 2005, Revised November 2, 2007 Alert #05-558 Washington, DC 20207

CPSC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. Announce Recall of DS650 ATVs
Note: Phone Number Change. The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Bombardier DS650 ATVs Units: 2,127 Manufacturer/Importer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Quebec, Canada Distributor: BRP US Inc., of Sturtevant, Wisconsin Hazard: The rear axle bearings may have not been sufficiently greased. This may cause a breaking of the bearing which could make the ATV unstable. The operator could lose control of the vehicle which could cause injury to the operator. Incidents/Injuries: Bombardier has received one report of the rear axle bearing breaking leading to a loss of control. No injuries have been reported. Description: Model year 2004 and 2005 Bombardier DS650 ATVs under model numbers 0003A5A00, 0003A5B00, 0003B5A00, 0003B5B00, 000799700, 000799500, 000771900, and 000771700 are part of this recall. The ATV model number identification decal is located on the right side of the frame, in front of the engine. Manufactured in: Canada Sold at: Bombardier dealers sold these ATVs nationwide from March 2004 through March 2005 for between $5,999 and $6,999. Remedy: Free repair. Contact your Bombardier dealer to schedule an appointment to grease the rear axle bearings. Bombardier has notified consumers directly about this recall. Consumer Contact: Call Bombardier at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET everyday.

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CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting www.saferproducts.gov
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. The CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. The CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals - contributed significantly to the decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years. To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054. To join a CPSC e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov /cpsclist.aspx. Consumers can obtain recall and general safety information by logging on to CPSC's Web site at

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