February 4, 1999Arctic Cat Inc. Recalls
Thief River Falls, MN (SafetyAlerts) - In cooperation with the
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Arctic Cat Inc. is recalling about 11,500
snowmobiles. These 1999-model snowmobiles could have faulty drive clutches due to the use
of a contaminated alloy in manufacturing. If the clutch sheave fails, broken pieces could
strike consumers, causing lacerations or bruises.
CPSC and Arctic Cat are not aware of any injuries or incidents involving these
snowmobiles. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.
The following model 1999 Arctic Cat snowmobiles are being recalled:
P/S 700 LE
Z 370 International
Z 440 Sno-Pro
ZR 440 Sno-Pro
ZL 500 EFI
ZR 500 EFI
ZR 600 LB
"ARCTIC CAT" and the model name can be found on the side of the snowmobile.
These snowmobiles are painted either white, green, black or a combination of these colors.
Authorized Arctic Cat dealers sold these snowmobiles nationwide between October 1998 and
November 1998 for between $4,000 and $8,000.
Consumers should stop using these snowmobiles immediately, and take them to an authorized
Arctic Cat Dealer for a free repair. For more information, call Arctic Cat at (800)
210-5941 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m CST Monday through Friday.
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