BRP recalls 2013 Ski-Doo sleds for fuel leak, fire hazard

Publish Date: 
Feb 7, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, BRP is voluntarily recalling certain 2013 snowmobiles due to a fire hazard.

The recall affects about 10,200 units.

According to the recall notice, the sleds’ fuel pump inlet fitting can come into contact with the oil tank and break, leading to a fuel leak.

BRP has received three reports of fires. No injuries have been reported.

The 2013 models included in the recall are listed below.

Name Engine Type
Free Ride 800R E-TEC
Grand Touring LE 600HO E-TEC
GSX LE 600HO E-TEC
GSX SE 600HO E-TEC
GSX SE 800R E-TEC
MX Z TNT 600HO E-TEC
MX Z TNT 800R E-TEC
MZ Z X 800R E-TEC
MX Z X 600HO E-TEC
MX Z X-RS 800R E-TEC
MX Z X-RS 600HO E-TEC
Renegade Adrenaline 800R E-TEC
Renegade Adrenaline 600HO E-TEC
Renegade Backcountry 800R E-TEC
Renegade Backcountry 600HO E-TEC
Renegade Backcountry X 800R E-TEC
Renegade Backcountry X 600HO E-TEC
Renegade X 800R E-TEC
Renegade X 600HO E-TEC
Skandic Tundra Xtreme 600HO E-TEC
Summit SP 800R E-TEC
Summit SP 600HO E-TEC
Summit X 800R E-TEC

Consumers are being told to stop using the vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP has notified registered consumers directly.

Posted by Arlo Redwine