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BRP U.S. Inc.

Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08585.html

Recall Alert
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Ofce of Information and Public Affairs June 17, 2008 Alert #08-585 Washington, DC 20207

BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard


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: Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Units: About 430 Importer: BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis. Hazard: Friction between the fuel hose and the cylinder head cover can cause the hose to pierce. This can cause fuel to leak out, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of fuel leakage and five additional reports of hose wear. No injuries or property damage have been reported. Description: The recall involves the following Ski-Doo Models: Model Color

2007 and 2008 Expedition TUV V800 Deep Red/Black 2007 and 2008 Skandic SWT V-800 The model names are located on the side panel. Note: The 2007 and 2008 Skandic SWT V-800 Snowmobiles were previously recalled due to an explosion hazard and were recalled later due to a laceration hazard from projectiles and another explosion hazard. Sold at: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from March 2006 through May 2008 for about $10,000. Manufactured in: Finland Remedy: Consumers should stop using these vehicles immediately and contact any Ski-Doo dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers with recalled snowmobiles are being sent a direct notice from BRP. Yellow/Black

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BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08585.html

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firms Web site at www.ski-doo.com

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BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

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BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08585.html

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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 www.cpsc.gov.

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