U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
January 5, 2006
CPSC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Announce Recall of 2006 Snowmobiles
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Certain Model Year 2006 Ski-Doo REV, RT, and RF Snowmobiles
Units: About 10,400
Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Quebec.
Hazard: The steering columns on these snowmobiles could have a missing weld, which could allow a steering component to become loose. This could lead to a loss of control or possible collision causing serious injury or even death.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries or incidents have been reported.
Description: The recall involves certain Ski-Doo Model Year 2006 snowmobiles. The platforms involved are the REV, RT, and RF. For a complete list of model numbers and serial numbers affected by this recall please log onto www.ski-doo.com
Check the owner’s manual for the location of the model number and serial number. Most are located on the tunnel.
Year Model Package Model Number
2006 MX Z Adrenaline 000BD6A00
2006 MX Z Trail 000BH6A00
2006 MX Z Fan 000BP6A00
2006 MX Z Renegade 000BU6A00
2006 Summit Highmark 000CD6A00
2006 Summit Adrenaline 000CJ6A00
2006 Summit Fan 000CM6A00
2006 GSX Ltd 000DA6A00
2006 GSX Sport 000DC6A00
2006 GSX Fan 000DF6A00
2006 GTX Ltd 000EA6A00
2006 GTX Sport 000ED6A00
2006 GTX Fan 000EL6A00
2006 Expedition Sport 000EN6A00
2006 Skandic Tundra 000GA6A00
2006 Freestyle Freestyle 000GB6A00
Sold by: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from June 7, 2005 through November 9, 2005 for between $4,000 and $12,300.
What to Do: Registered owners of affected models have been sent direct notice of this recall. Consumers should stop using these snowmobiles immediately and contact a local Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for repair service.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can call Bombardier Customer Service Department at (888) 864-2002 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.ski-doo.com