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Arctic Cat issues voluntary snowmobile recall

Due to potential fire hazard, Arctic Cat has issued a voluntary recall on approximately 20,700 snowmobiles. In the affected units, it is possible that the fuel tank can crack and fuel can leak into the engine compartment, increasing the risk of fire.

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2009 Bearcat Z1 XT

The recall involves model year 2007, 2008, and 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobiles, including F models, Jaguar and Jaguar Z1 1100 models, Bearcat Z1 XT models, T500 and T570 models, TZ1 and TZ1 Turbo models, and Z1 1100 and Z1 1100 Turbo models. These snowmobiles were produced in a variety of color combinations. “Arctic Cat” is printed on the sides of the vehicle and on the back snow-flap area. The model name is on the side of the vehicle. The model number is printed in the owner’s manual.

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2007 Jaguar Z1

Arctic Cat has received reports of 918 incidents, including 6 reports of fires, with the snowmobiles. No injuries have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an Arctic Cat snowmobile dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been directly notified about this recall by mail.

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