Textron Specialized Vehicles Recalls Arctic Cat and Tracker Side by Side Recreational Off Highway Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)
Textron Specialized Vehicles has issued a recall for the following products:
- Model Year 2022 and 2023 Arctic Cat Prowler Pro / Pro Crew
- Tracker Off Road 800SX / 800SX Crew Side by Side Recreational Off Highway Vehicles (ROVs)
The recall is due to a potential crash hazard. The vehicles can move when on an incline even when the “park” position is displayed on the digital dash. This poses a risk of the vehicle rolling away.
No injuries have been reported so far, but the firm has received 12 reports of vehicles moving while in the park position.
About the Recall
This recall involves all model year 2022 and 2023 Arctic Cat Prowler Pro and Pro Crew and all model year 2022 and 2023 Tracker Off Road 800SX and 800SX Crew Side by Side Recreational Off Highway Vehicles. The two-seat and four-seat vehicles were sold in various colors. The Arctic Cats have a “Prowler Pro” decal on the front hood and the Tracker Off Road vehicles have an “800SX” decal just outside the driver and passage doors.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles to schedule a free repair. The repair kit will include a new shift cable bracket, shift sensor, and a decal to be placed at the dash display. The new shift sensor will allow the dash to display an “E” for shift error if “park” on the vehicle is not fully engaged. Customers will be directly notified to bring their vehicle to an authorized dealership to have the kit added at no cost. Textron is contacting all known purchasers.
Recalled Product Information
- Recall ID: 9755
- Recall Number: 24709
- Recall Date: November 9, 2023
- Number of Units Affected: About 6,800 (In addition, about 700 were sold in Canada)
- Manufacturer: Textron Specialized Vehicles, of Augusta, Georgia
Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product
Consumers can find the unique identification of the recalled products by checking the “Prowler Pro” decal on the front hood for Arctic Cat vehicles, and the “800SX” decal just outside the driver and passage doors for Tracker Off Road vehicles.
Places Where Recalled Product was Sold
The Arctic Cat Prowler Pro and Pro Crew were sold at Arctic Cat dealers nationwide from May 2022 through August 2023 for between $14,400 and $21,000. The Tracker Off Road 800SX and 800SX Crew were sold at Bass Pro Shops, Cabela’s, and Tracker dealers nationwide from March 2022 through August 2023 for between $14,400 and $21,000.
Where was This Manufactured?
The recalled products were manufactured in the United States.
For more information about the recall and to contact Textron Specialized Vehicles, consumers can visit the following websites:
Consumers can also contact Textron Specialized Vehicles directly at 800-279-2281 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, or via email at email@example.com.
This recall is being conducted in compliance with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulations.
How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?
To protect yourself from the potential crash hazard associated with the recalled vehicles, it is important to immediately stop using the vehicles and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles for a free repair. Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer to ensure the vehicle is safe to use.
Textron Specialized Vehicles has issued a recall for certain Arctic Cat and Tracker Side by Side Recreational Off Highway Vehicles due to a crash hazard. The vehicles can move when on an incline, even when the “park” position is displayed on the digital dash. While no injuries have been reported, it is crucial for consumers to stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Textron Specialized Vehicles for a free repair. Stay informed and take the necessary steps to ensure your safety.