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Arctic Cat 2008 50cc and 90cc ATVs Recalled

Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Artic Cat DVX Recall
The 2008 Arctic Cat DVX Black/Lime is one of the youth model ATVs recalled for potentially failing to return to idle.
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Model Year 2008 Arctic Cat 50cc and 90cc All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Units: About 6,000

Distributed by: Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.

Hazard: The speed controller on the recalled ATVs could fail to return to the idle position when the throttle lever is released, or the speed controller could fail to be at idle on start up. This could result in loss of vehicle control, which could result in serious injury or death to the rider.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recall includes 2008 model 50cc and 90cc Youth Model ATVs of the following models:

MODEL                                                         MODEL NUMBER
2008 DVX 50 Black/Red                           A2008KSA2BUSD
2008 DVX 50 Black/Lime                         A2008KSA2BUSE
2008 DVX 50 Pink                                      A2008KSA2BUST
2008 DVX 90-California-Black/Red        A2008KSB2BCAD
2008 DVX 90-California-Black/Lime      A2008KSB2BCAE
2008 DVX 90-California-Pink                   A2008KSB2BCAT
2008 DVX 90 Black/Red                            A2008KSB2BUSD
2008 DVX 90 Black/Lime                          A2008KSB2BUSE
2008 DVX 90 Pink                                       A2008KSB2BUST
2008 50 2X4 Auto Green                           A2008KUA2BUSG
2008 50 2X4 Auto Red                               A2008KUA2BUSR
2008 50 2X4 Auto Pink                               A2008KUA2BUST
2008 90 2X4 Auto-California-Green        A2008KUB2BCAG
2008 90 2X4 Auto-California-Red            A2008KUB2BCAR
2008 90 2X4 Auto-California-Pink            A2008KUB2BCAT
2008 90 2X4 Auto Green                            A2008KUB2BUSG
2008 90 2X4 Auto Red                                A2008KUB2BUSR
2008 90 2X4 Auto Pink                                A2008KUB2BUST

Sold by: Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from July 2007 through June 2008 for between $1,800 and $2,400.

Manufactured in: Taiwan

Remedy: Consumers with the recalled ATVs should stop using them immediately and contact their local dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners have been notified about this recall by mail.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Arctic Cat at (800) 279-6851 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday or go to the firm's Web site at www.arctic-cat.com

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