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Old 02-27-2010, 11:23 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys new here to HCS but a long time sledder. I am in the midst of purchasing a 3003 Firecat F7 Sno-pro with under 1000 original miles from the original owner, he however never had any of the recalls or updates done. My question is will arctic cat honor the recalls to the new owner? Any input will be greatly appreciated
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:29 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi guys new here to HCS but a long time sledder. I am in the midst of purchasing a 3003 Firecat F7 Sno-pro with under 1000 original miles from the original owner, he however never had any of the recalls or updates done. My question is will arctic cat honor the recalls to the new owner? Any input will be greatly appreciated[/b]
Updates they probably wont cover. Anything under a safety recall like the red skis or clamp for the steering shaft breaking should be covered. Check with your local dealer.
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:55 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I hear the fuel tanks were recalled on this sled as well as the steering post. i'm picing it up tomorrow.
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Old 02-27-2010, 02:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I believe the fuel tank recall was for 2004 and newer only. I have an 03 and no recall on the fuel tank. Steering only.
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I believe the fuel tank recall was for 2004 and newer only. I have an 03 and no recall on the fuel tank. Steering only.[/b]
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:01 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I would go threw it,and do recalls..Front bulk head bracing bracket and heavier engine brace also rear tunnel bracing brackets a must..BMP collant tank upgrade.....
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Are the bulkhead brackets and tunnel brackets considered recalled items or just upgrades? I'm going to trail ride it, at 42yrs of age my dropping it out of the sky from 20 feet high is not likely. I'm switching from a REV 800 05 to the firecat due to the lighter steering input. I got into a car accident and had left shoulder surgery and the REV was to hard to steer for me, I like both sleds though. I also have an 05 500 firecat
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Brackets were all upgrades. Not recalls. I only did the rear tunnel brackets. My sled has over 13000 miles on it and have no problems with the bulk head. Inspect every fall. No problems.
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don't forget the oil sensor ang short bolt in the suspension
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Brackets were all upgrades. Not recalls. I only did the rear tunnel brackets. My sled has over 13000 miles on it and have no problems with the bulk head. Inspect every fall. No problems.[/b]
Have you had any problems around 5000 miles on your f7 cause im lookin at one with 5000 mi near my house is there anything to worry about around 5000?
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