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Arctic Cat Youth All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) Recalled

Date:
January 23, 2007
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
Arctic Cat
The Danger:
The handlebar base mounting bolts, tie-rod ends, and tie-rod adjustment locking nuts may not have been tightened to the proper torque during the production process, which could cause the parts to loosen. These defects could result in an unsafe riding condition, posing a risk of injury to young drivers.
Description:
The recall includes about 1,500 ATVs in the following categories:
  • Arctic Cat 90cc DVX youth ATVs within the VIN range of RFB07ATV07K6F0243 through RFB07ATVX7K6F0752. It is available in lime green or red, and has the model name DVX 90 on each side of the fuel tank, and Arctic Cat on each side of the seat.
  • 90cc Utility youth ATVs within the VIN range of RFB07ATV07K6D1367 through RFB07ATVX7K6D2400. This is available in marsh green or red, and has the name Arctic Cat on each side of the fuel tank and 90 on each side panel near operator's leg position.
The range refers to the last six characters of the VIN. These models are designed to be used by children 12 years old and older.
Sold At:
Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from August 2006 through January 2007 for about $2,200.
What To Do:
Stop using these ATVs immediately. Registered owners have been notified about this recall by mail. Consumers with a recalled ATV should contact their local Arctic Cat ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. For additional information, contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or visit their Web site at www.arctic-cat.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml07/07523.html