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Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) Expands Recall of Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard

230511 Ski-Doo MY2021 Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 11, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

BRP Recall Summary

Name of Product: Ski-Doo snowmobiles

Hazard: The fuel injector hose retainer screw can loosen and cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: May 11, 2023

Units: About 12,500 (In addition, about 8,000 were sold in Canada) (Some of these snowmobiles were previously recalled in October 2022.)

Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday, or online at or and click on “Safety Recall” at the bottom of the page for more information.

BRP Recall Details

In Conjunction With: CANADA

Description: This recall involves Ski-Doo model years 2021 and 2022 snowmobiles equipped with 850 E-TEC and 850 E-TEC Turbo engines. The vehicles were sold in a variety of colors. Ski-Doo and the model name are printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is on the decal located on the right-hand side of tunnel underneath the seat. Dealers can check for VINs included in this recall. The following models are included in the recall:

Model Year(s) Model Name
2021 and 2022 Backcountry 850 E-TEC
Expedition 850 E-TEC
Freeride 850 E-TEC
Freeride 850 E-TEC Turbo
Renegade 850 E-TEC
Summit 850 E-TEC
Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo
2022 Backcountry 850 E-TEC Turbo
Expedition 850 E-TEC Turbo
MXZ 850 E-TEC Turbo
Renegade 850 E-TEC Turbo

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a Ski-Doo dealer to determine if their snowmobile is included in this recall and to schedule a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly to coordinate the free repair with dealers to inspect and if necessary install a new E-TEC fuel injector hose retainer screw.

Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received 14 reports of fuel leaks which resulted in four fires.

Sold At: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from October 2020 through September 2022 for between $10,000 and $17,000

Importer(s): BRP U.S. Inc, of Sturtevant, Wisconsin

Manufactured In: Canada

Recall number: 23-755

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