Recall: 2007328 BOMBARDIER Date: Oct 10, 2007 Vehicles: 1,155
On certain snowmobiles, the fuel tank may crack, allowing fuel and or fuel vapour to leak. A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a vehicle fire causing property damage and/or personal injury
Some startling news out off Newfoundland & Labrador
A man from Rigolet was hurt yesterday morning when his skidoo exploded while he was operating it.
Corporal Roy Chaulk is an RCMP member at the Rigolet detachment.
He says the man was seriously hurt, received burns to one leg right arm, and part of his face and had to be medivaced to Goose Bay Hospital.
Cpl. Chaulk says it happened again this morning.
This time the man was inside the house for fifteen minutes while warming up his ski-doo when his snowmobile exploded.
He says the two incidents are under investigation.
The type of skidoos in question are the 4TEC V-800 Bombardier.
And he advises that whoever has this type of skidoo to contact the supplier or agency.