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2003 Legend/Grand Touring SDI/V-1000 - Start/RER


Bombardier Motor Corporation of America of Grant,Fla. is voluntarily recalling 548 Ski-Doo® snowmobiles,model year 2003, Legend™ and Grand Touring™ SDI and V-1000models. The recalled snowmobiles are 2-tone blue or allblack. The name of the engine is written on the hood: Rotax4-TEC V-1000 or Rotax 2-TEC 800 SDI. Bombardier dealerssold these snowmobiles in the United States from December2002 through January 2003 for between $8399 USD and $9849USD.

PROBLEM: The Start/RER switch for the SDI modelsand the Start switch for the V-1000 models may be defective,creating two potential problems :</p>

Condition A
If the operator leaves the engine cut out switch in the“ON” positionand the tether cut out switch cap on theswitch post, the vehicle may start by itself (SDI modelsand V-1000 models).</p>

Condition B
While vehicle is idling, the engine may stop and thenrestart in the reverse stationary mode (SDI models only).</p>

Both of these conditions may be hazardous to the driveras well </p>

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: None reported.</p>


WHAT TO DO: Consumers should contact their Bombardierdealer to schedule an appointment. The dealer will replacethe Start/RER switch (SDI models) or Start switch (V-1000models). For more information, contact Bombardier’s ConsumerAssistance Centre at (800) 375 -4366 from 8:00 a.m. to8:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday and from 8:00 a.m.to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday.</p><p align="center">Bombardier Motor Corporation of Americahas notified consumers directly about this recall.<font size="2" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">

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