Arctic Cat ROV & Winch Recall [US & Canada]


Canada FlagUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Arctic Cat ROV and Winch Recall [US & Canada]Textron Specialized Vehicles recalls an estimated 424 Arctic Cat Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles and an estimated 3,000 Winch Accessory Kits due to suspected component overheating and consequential risk of fire, burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/PNbg30gQJHK; TC: http://ht.ly/yXFk30gQRsy

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Arctic-Cat-Recreational-Off-Highway-Vehicles-Recalled-by-Textron-Specialized-Vehicles-Due-to-Fire-Hazard

Direct Canada link: http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/7/VRDB-BDRV/search-recherche/detail.aspx?rn=2017541&lang=eng

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves all 2017 Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail SE (Special Edition) and Wildcat Sport SE Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (“ROVs”) with Winch Solenoids installed as original equipment as well as Winch Accessory Kits sold separately for use on 2014 through 2017 Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport and Wildcat Trail ROVs.

The recalled ROVs have four (4) wheels, side-by-side seating for two (2) people and have a black chassis. The model designation, “Wildcat Trail” or “Wildcat Sport” is printed on each side of the vehicle. In addition, Special Edition ROV models have the additional designation “SE” printed on each side on the vehicles.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the vehicle’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled ROVs can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Winch Solenoid located under the operator seat can overheat, posing a fire, burn and property damage hazard.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Arctic Cat at 1-800-279-6851 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can also visit the company’s Web site at http://www.arcticcat.com and click on the Customer Care link and then again on the Product Recall link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Transport Canada (“TC”).

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Arctic Cat branded Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles of their accessories such as sidecars, carriers or after-market parts, please search for “ROV” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Arctic Cat, please search for “Arctic Cat” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-037
Transport Canada recall number: 2017541
Recalls Direct RIN: 9503-2017
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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==> https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/

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