SEA-DOO® LINQ™ COOLER – POTENTIAL ENTRAPMENT AND SUFFOCATION HAZARD

RECALL MODELS

Bombardier Recreational Products has issued a Recall Notice for select Sea Doo Watercraft.

Follow the link at the BRP

recall notice

What should you do?

Our records indicate that you have purchased either a Fish Pro personal watercraft with the cooler or the accessory LinQ cooler (P/N 269800817).

Which models are involved?

Model year 2019 Sea-Doo Fish Pro.

What is the potential problem?

The cooler latch can automatically lock when the lid closes, allowing a person to become locked inside, posing entrapment and suffocation hazards.

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected or that you have an affected cooler sold as an accessory, contact your authorized Sea-Doo dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

What should you do?

Go to an authorized Sea-Doo dealership with this letter and the cooler to have it updated. The parts to provide the remedy to this condition should be available on July 22nd, 2019. For administrative reasons, BRP is asking you to bring this letter at the dealership.
In the meantime, consumers should immediately put the coolers out of the reach of children.

What to do if you feel this notice is an error?

This notice was mailed to you according to the most current information we have available. If any information in this notice is incorrect, please contact BRP at your earliest convenience.

Check your model

If you have questions, need assistance, or to find your nearest authorized BRP Sea-Doo dealer:

In the US call 1-888-272-9222
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern time 7 days a week.

Your continued satisfaction with your BRP products is important to us. Please understand that we have taken this action in the interest of your safety. Therefore the “Quick Latch” feature will be discontinued from production on those coolers but will retain its latching function. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.

Sincerely,

After-Sales Service Department

Link to BRP press release
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Posted: July 28, 2019

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RISK OF UNPREDICTABLE VEHICLE BEHAVIOR – INTAKE GRATE MAY DETACH

RECALL MODELS

Bombardier Recreational Products has issued a Recall Notice for select Sea Doo Watercraft. Follow the link at the bottom of this article for further information:

RISK OF UNPREDICTABLE VEHICLE BEHAVIOR - INTAKE GRATE MAY DETACH
July 17th, 2019

Re: Risk of Unpredictable Vehicle Behavior - Intake Grate May Detach

Dear Sea-Doo® Owner,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and other applicable laws.

BRP is conducting a safety recall on certain Sea-Doo models.

Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.

What should you do?

Which models are involved?

Model year 2019 Sea-Doo GTX, RXT and Wake PRO equipped with 230 and 300 engines.

What is the potential problem?

Due to inappropriate front fastener torque, the intake grate may detach from the vehicle while in use. Riding at a speed above 55mph - 88 km/h without an intake grate may cause unpredictable vehicle behavior which could lead to occupant ejection.

In some situations, this could result in serious injuries or even death.

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected or that you have an affected cooler sold as an accessory, contact your authorized Sea-Doo dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

What will BRP do?

BRP intends to repair your vehicle free of charge.

Check your model

What should you do?

Contact your BRP Sea-Doo dealer and make an appointment. Your dealer will perform the repair procedure.

If you must use your vehicle, the following precautions must be adhered to:

Do not operate the vehicle at speeds over 55mph (88 km/h)

The presence of aftermarket modifications will not prevent you from receiving this service at no cost. The presence of these modifications, while the service is being completed, will not void any existing warranty or service contract.

What to do if you feel this notice is an error?

This notice was mailed to you according to the most current information we have available. If any information in this notice is incorrect, please contact BRP at your earliest convenience.

If you have questions, need assistance, or to find your nearest authorized BRP Sea-Doo dealer:

In Canada and USA call 1-888-272-9222
8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Eastern time 7 days a week.

Your continued satisfaction with your BRP products is important to us. Please understand that we have taken this action in the interest of your safety. Therefore the “Quick Latch” feature will be discontinued from production on those coolers but will retain its latching function. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.

Sincerely,

After-Sales Service Department

BRP recall notice link
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Posted: July 28, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

__________

Have any questions? Join the Rescue Water Craft Association
and discover what your community is doing to modernize standards, safety and reduce liability!
Join the Rescue Water Craft Association

Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.