BRP has issued a recall for about 37 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">BRP Ski-DooÂ® Snowmobiles, which were imported by BRP US Inc., of Sturtevant, Wisconsin and manufactured in Finland by BRP Finland Oy, Finland, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The friction between the fuel hose and the electronic control unit can cause the fuel hose to wear and leak fuel, posing a fire hazard. To date, BRP has received six reports of fuel leaks, three of which resulted in vehicle fires. One of the incidents involved a rider suffering superficial burns.
This recall involves the Ski-Doo snowmobiles model year 2010 Expedition TUV 1200 and model year 2010 Expedition TUV SE 1200. The model year and name are displayed on each side of the snowmobile and on a decal on the right side of the snowmobile. The recalled BRP Ski-DooÂ® Snowmobiles were sold for between $8,000 and $9,000 at Ski-Doo dealerships nationwide from March 2009 through April.
The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using these snowmobiles immediately and contact their local Ski-Doo snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been directly notified about this recall by mail. BRP can be reached toll-free at (800) 366-6992 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s Web site at www.brp.com.