A safety recall was issued by the [Consumer Product Safety Commission] (CPSC) and Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. The snowmobiles were manufactured by Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Quebec. Approximately 4,000 snowmobiles are being recalled. The CPSC reports that "Cracks could appear in the starter ring gears allowing gear fragmentation at high speeds. The debris could act like projectiles and cause serious injury or death to riders or bystanders."
Contact: Consumers can call Bombardier at (888) 864-2002 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If there has been no injury, you should contact the manufacturer.
For a complete list of model numbers and serial numbers affected by this recall please visit the [ski-doo website]. The model number and serial number can be found on the tunnel.