I saw this morning the report by CBC on the exploding V800,s in Rigolet. First of all I like to wish Mr. Williams a speedy recovery, someone must have been watching over his shoulder, he is "lucky" to get away with his life. Secondly I'm not going to sit on my &#@ and wait for BRP to do an investigation on the matter, we all know how "quick on the trigger" they try to put a "band-aid" on the problem. I don't know if the incident was caused by a default in the V800 models or some other "act of god". I want some answers and quick, I well be on the phone with BRP again today and this time I won't be so "mellow".CBC also reported there was a recall on gas tanks that may explode on this model in the US 3 months ago.Once again I encourage anyone who has 800 4-stroke to call BRP today or as soon as possible, you or your family may be at risk.You don't need to be a V800 4-Stroke owner to do this, anyone can make a complaint. BRP Customer Service 1-800-882-2900Recall: 2007328 BOMBARDIER Date: Oct 10, 2007 Vehicles: 1,155On certain snowmobiles, the fuel tank may crack, allowing fuel and or fuel vapour to leak. A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a vehicle fire causing property damage and/or personal injury
Where does this leave us, has there been warnings or notifications?
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