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BRP Sea Doo Recall Warning

Boating season is coming on strong so beware the recent recall of certain model year 2010 Sea-Doo personal watercraft and their "TEC" trailers. The recall is because the watercraft can slide off the trailer. That's not so good for the guy on the highway driving behind you, folks. Here's the recall notice:

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
BRP / SEA-DOO ADVANCED TEC 2010
Manufacturer: BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC. Mfr's Report Date: APR 27, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V188000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TRAILER HITCHES Potential Number of Units Affected: 381 Summary:
 BRP IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SEA-DOO ADVANCED TEC TRAILERS MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 10, 2009 THROUGH MARCH 22, 2010. THE LATCHING MECHANISM OF A SEA-DOO PERSONAL WATERCRAFT TO AN ADVANCED TEC TRAILER (KNOWN AS THE iCATCH) MAY BE MISADJUSTED AND NOT PROPERLY SECURE THE FRONT END OF THE PERSONAL WATERCRAFT BEING TRANSPORTED. WHEN THIS CONDITION EXISTS, IT IS POSSIBLE THAT ROAD OSCILLATIONS CAUSE THE PERSONAL WATERCRAFT TO JUMP OUT OF THE iCATCH HOOK PART OF THE MECHANISM. Consequence:
 IF THE REAR LATCHING STRAPS ARE NOT USED TO PROPERLY SECURE THE BACK END OF THE PERSONAL WATERCRAFT, IT MAY SLIDE OFF THE TRAILER INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SAFETY CABLE ON THE FRONT LATCH MECHANISM, TO AFFIX AN UPDATED LABEL ON THE TRAILER AND TO GIVE TO THE OWNER AN UPDATED USER GUIDE

If you've got one of these potential lemon Sea Doo watercraft trailers, call your dealer and get the recall work done. If your dealer won't help you, call us. Getting rid of lemons, and getting your money back, is what we do. Every day. Since 1978.