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Bombardier Recreational Products Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Crash Hazard

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Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., in conjunction with the CPSC< is recalling about 480 Ski-Doo Model Year 2008 MXZ X 600 RS Snowmobiles because there is a crash hazard.

A defect in the carburetor can prevent the throttle from freely returning to the idle position. This can result in an unexpected loss of control leading to a collision and cause serious injuries or death.

The recalled Ski-Doo snowmobiles have their model name located on the side panels and they come in yellow or black/slate. So far the company has not recieved any reports of injury, but there have been three reports of snowmobiles with stuck throttles. The recalled product was manufactured in Canada.

For more information on this subject, please refer to our section on Defective and Dangerous Products.