The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced recalls of the following product. Consumers should stop using recalled product unless otherwise instructed.
Product: Arctic Cat 90cc DVX and Utility model all-terrain vehicles(ATVs)
Distributed by: Arctic Cat Inc., of Thief River Falls, Minn.
Hazard: The handlebar base mounting bolts, tie-rod ends and tie-rod adjustment locking nuts may not have been tightened to the proper torque during production. Operating an affected ATV could cause components to loosen,causing loss of steering control and injury or death.
Description: The recall includes 2007 model 90cc DVX youth model ATVs within the VIN range of RFB07ATV07K6F0243 through RFB07ATVX7K6F0752, and 90cc Utility youth model ATVs within the VIN range of RFB07ATV07K6D1367 through RFB07ATVX7K6D2400. The range refers to the last six characters of the VIN. These models are designed for use by operators 12 years old and older. The 90cc DVX model is available in lime green or red, and the 90cc Utility model is available in marsh green or red.
Sold by: Arctic Cat dealerships nationwide from August 2006 through January 2007 for about $2,200.
Remedy: Stop using these ATVs and contact a local Arctic Cat ATV dealer to schedule a free repair.
Contact: Call 800-279-6851 or visit www.arcticcat.com.