BRP recalls about 480 sleds
Carburetor defect in 2008 MXZ models may lead to crash
Story by Snowmobile.com Staff, Jan. 02, 2008Email a friend Print Friendly RSS
The recall involves the 2008 MXZ X 600 RS. BRP made the recall because of a defect in the carburetor, which can prevent the throttle from freely returning to the idle position. This can lead to an unexpected loss of control and, potentially, a collision.
Three different incidents of snowmobiles with stuck throttles have been reported, but neither BRP nor the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been notified of any injuries.
All of the recalled snowmobiles, which were manufactured in Canada, were sold during November 2007 for about US$9,500. The vehicles were sold in yellow or black/slate.
Owners of MXZ X 600 RS snowmobiles should stop using them immediately, and contact any Ski-Doo dealer to schedule a free repair.
BRP has sent direct notices to consumers with the recalled snowmobiles.
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