Textron Specialized Vehicles Recall of certain All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Due to Crash Hazard

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WASHINGTON D.C. – July 28, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Textron Specialized Vehicles Recall Summary

Name of Product: Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: A fuse in the ATV’s electrical system can fail during operation, which can result in sudden loss of engine power and headlights, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: July 28, 2022

Units: About 1,750 (In addition, about 550 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Textron Specialized Vehicles toll-free at 888-525-6040 from between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at jcook03@textron.com or online at https://arcticcat.txtsv.com/owners/recalls, or https://www.trackeroffroad.com/recalls.html or at https://arcticcat.txtsv.com or https://www.trackeroffroad.com click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Recall Details

In Conjunction With: Canada

Description: This recall involves model year 2022 Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and model year 2022 Tracker 600 All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The Arctic Cat Alterra 600 ATVs were sold in various colors, including green, gray and fossil (tan). The Tracker 600 vehicles were sold in various colors, including red, white, STRATA Camo and gray. The Vehicle Identification Number

(VIN) is located on the front right hand frame tube beside the right hand shock. The VIN number ranges for recalled Arctic Cat Alterra 600 and Tracker 600 include the following:

MY Model VIN Start VIN End
2022 Arctic Cat Alterra 600 NT200101 NT201133
2022 Tracker 600 NT200101 NT201363

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles to arrange for a free repair. Textron will send consumers instructions along with a replacement 20 Amp fuse, and a new label for the fuse box. Consumers can also bring the vehicle to an authorized repair shop or dealer to have the repair performed free of charge. Textron is contacting all known purchasers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of fuses blowing while a vehicle was in use. No accidents or injuries have been reported.

Sold At: The Arctic Cat Alterra was sold at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from July 2021 through May 2022. The Tracker 600 was sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s and Tracker dealers nationwide from July 2021 through May 2022. The recalled ATVs sold for between $7,400 to $10,400.

Manufacturer(s): Textron Specialized Vehicles, of Augusta, Georgia

Manufactured In: United States

Recall number: 22-763

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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