Arctic Cat recently announced a recall of 2012 F, XF, and M model snowmobiles for headlamp fuse failure. The recall was initiated after the company discovered this condition during production testing of these models. There have been no reports of headlamp failures or injuries.
The headlamp fuse can fail, disorienting the operator during periods of limited visibility and posing a crash hazard.
The recall involves the following 2012 F, XF, and M model snowmobiles:
|F800 LXR, F1100 LXR, F800 Sno Pro, F1100 Sno Pro/Limited/50th|
|XF800 LXR, XF1100 LXR, XF800 Sno Pro High Country, XF1100 Limited/50th|
|M800, M1100, M800 Sno Pro, M1100 Sno Pro/Limited/50th, M800 HCR|
Recalled snowmobiles can be identified by the last six numerals of the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) in the following ranges: 105092 through 112175 or 800001 through 800033. The model name is located on each side of the hood. The VIN is located on the right side tunnel. The snowmobiles come in a variety of color combinations: Black, White and Orange, Black and Orange, and Black and Green.
Approximately 7,100 of the three models were sold at Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from May 2011 through September 2011 for approximately $10,500 to $13,000.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using these snowmobiles and contact their local Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat has notified owners of these snowmobiles directly by mail. For additional information, call Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s website at www.arctic-cat.com.
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