Textron Specialized Vehicles has issued a recall of Arctic Cat ORVs with winches due to fire hazard. In the affected models, the winch solenoid located under the operator seat can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves all 2017 Arctic Cat Wildcat Trail SE (Special Edition) and Wildcat Sport SE ROVs with winch solenoids installed as original equipment and winch accessory kits sold separately for use on 2014 through 2017 Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport and Wildcat Trail ROVs. The ROVs have four wheels, side-by-side seating for two people, and have a black chassis. “Wildcat Trail” or “Wildcat Sport” is printed on each side of the vehicle. In addition, Special Edition ROVs have “SE” printed on each side.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Arctic Cat to schedule a free repair. Arctic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly.
This recall affects approximately 300 ROVs and 3,000 winch accessory kits (In addition, 124 were sold in Canada).