January 5, 2006

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Announces Recall of Additional 2006 Snowmobiles

Product: Certain Model Year 2006 Ski-Doo REV500 SS, REV 600 HO, and REV 600 HO SDI Snowmobiles

Units: About 1,800

Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., of Valcourt, Quebec.

Hazard: 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.

Description: The recall involves certain Ski-Doo Model Year 2006 REV500 SS, REV 600 HO, and REV 600 HO SDI snowmobiles. For a complete list of model numbers and serial numbers affected by this recall please log onto http://www.ski-doo.com/en-US/About.Us/Recall.Information/ The model number and serial number can be found on the tunnel.

Year Model Package Model Number
2006 MX Z Adrenaline 000BE6C00
000BE6D00
000BE6E00
000BE6F00
000BF6C00
000BF6D00
2006 MX Z Trail 000BH6B00
2006 MX Z Renegade X 000BW6C00
2006 GSX Sport 000DC6A00
000DC6B00
2006 GTX Sport 000ED6A00
000ED6B00
000ED6C00
000EJ6A00
000EJ6B00
2006 GTX Ltd 000EH6B00


Sold by: Ski-Doo dealers nationwide from August 2005 through November 2005 for between $5,000 and $9,750.

What to Do: Registered owners of affected models have been sent direct notice of this recall. Consumers should stop using these snowmobiles immediately and contact a local Ski-Doo dealer to schedule an appointment for repair service.

Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers can call Bombardier at (888) 864-2002 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or visit the firmís Web site at www.ski-doo.com. http://www.ski-doo.com/en-US/About.Us/Recall.Information/