Update: Ski-Doo Snowmobiles Recalled Over Fire Hazard
BRP U.S. Inc. is recalling about 6,200 model year 2022 Ski-Doo snowmobiles equipped with 850 E-TEC and 850 E-TEC Turbo engines  over concerns that the fuel injector hose retainer screw can loosen and cause a fuel leak, posing fire hazard. The manufacturer initiated this recall after receiving at least 5 reports of fuel leaks which caused 2 fires.
The recalled Ski-Doo snowmobiles were sold at Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from February 2021 through September 2022 for between $10,000 and $17,000. If you purchased a snowmobile that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair.
This recall began on October 13, 2022.
What's the Problem?
According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) , this recall affects:
- 2021 Ski-Doo Backcountry Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 Ski-Doo Expedition Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 Ski-Doo MXZ Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Renegade Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Skandic Sport 600 EFI
- 2021 and 2022 Ski-Doo Tundra Sport 600 EFI
"The snowmobile’s muffler can overheat and cause the upper right-hand vent grill to melt and drip plastic on the exhaust, posing a fire hazard," CPSC said. "BRP has received 10 reports of overheating mufflers, including three incidents that resulted in fires."
Ski-Doo and the model name are printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is on the decal located on the right-hand side of tunnel.
The recalled snowmobiles were sold at Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from August 18, 2020 through March 18, 2021 for between $8,000 and $11,000.
If you purchased a snowmobile that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact a Ski-Doo dealer for a free repair.
This recall began on May 13, 2021.
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Do I Have a Ski-Doo Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Ski-Doo Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one was injured by a recalled Ski-Doo snowmobile, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.