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Polaris 600, 600HO, 900 Fusion/RMK/Switchback snowmobiles; Polaris FS, FST Classic/Touring/Switchback snowmobiles

Código SIAR: 19993
Categoría: Electrodomésticos
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/CPSC-Polaris-Industries-Inc-Announces-Recall-of-Snowmobiles-
Fecha de Publicación: 14 oct, 2005
País de Origen del Producto: Estados Unidos de América
Fabricante: Polaris
Descripción del Defecto: Polaris Industries Inc. Recall of Snowmobiles Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 October 14, 2005 Alert #06-503 CPSC, Polaris Industries Inc. Announces Recall of Snowmobiles The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Polaris Snowmobiles Units: About 16,640 Manufacturer/Importer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn. Hazard: The fuel tank filler neck on these snowmobiles can crack. A crack in the filler neck area may cause the filler neck to separate from the fuel tank. A crack or filler neck separation may allow fuel or fuel vapors to escape from the fuel tank, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported. Description:The recall involves all model year 2005 900 Fusion, 900 RMK, 900 Switchback snowmobiles, and select model year 2006 600HO Fusion / RMK / Switchback, 900 Fusion / RMK / Switchback, FS Classic / Touring, and FST Classic / Touring / Switchback snowmobiles. The model and serial number (VIN) identification decal is located on the right-side of the tunnel underneath the seat. See affected model table below. Model Number of Affected Snowmobiles: Model Model Number 2005 900 Fusion S05MP8DS (A)(B)(C) 2005 900 RMK S05PL8DS (A)(B)(C)(D) S05PM8DS (A)(B) S05PN8DS S05PN8DE 2005 900 Switchback S05PS8DS 2006 600 HO Fusion S06MP6FS (A)(B) S06MC6FS S06ME6FS 2006 600 HO RMK S06PK6FS (A) 2006 600 HO Switchback S06PS6FS (A) 2006 900 Fusion S06MP8DS (A)(B) 2006 900 RMK S06PL8DS (A)(B) S06PM8DS (A) S06PN8DS (A) S06PR8DS 2006 900 Switchback S06PS8DS (A) 2006 FS Classic S06PD7ES 2006 FS Touring S06PT7ES 2006 FST Classic S06PD7FS 2006 FST Touring S06PT7FS 2006 FST Switchback S06PS7FS Sold at: Polaris dealers sold these snowmobiles nationwide from August 2004 through September 2005 for between $7,899 and $11,599. Manufactured in: United States Remedy: Consumers should stop using these vehicles immediately. Polaris has notified registered affected consumers directly about this recall. Contact your Polaris snowmobile dealer to schedule an appointment for the fuel neck reinforcement kit installation. Consumer Contact: Call Polaris at (800) 765-2747 between 8 a.m. and 12 a.m. ET any day, or log on to the company’s Web site at www.polarisindustries.com