TOWER WELD CRACKS

         
Number 080044T   MIC: CEC
Company: BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PROD   Company Official: RAB
Model Name: SEA-DOO   Model Year: 2004-08
Problem 1: TOWER WELD CRACKS      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 11/21/2008
Disposition: OPEN   Case Close Date:
Units 792   Campaign Open Date 11/26/2008
Boat Type 17   Campaign Close Date
Severity: L   Last Date: 4/29/2010
Comments:  
CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-06 SPEEDSTER 200 AND SPEEDSTER 200 WAKE AND CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-08 200 SPEEDSTER AND 200 SPEEDSTER WAKE THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH WAKEBOARD TOWERS MAY EXPERIENCE CRACKS OR WELD BREAKS IN WELDED JOINTS THAT COULD ALLOW THE TOWER TO DISENGAGE FROM THE UPPER REAR LEG ATTACHMENT POINTS IN ROUGH WATER!@ CAUSING THE TOWER TO FALL ONTO THE BOAT. OWNERS SHOULD CHECK WITH SEA-DOO DEALERS TO DETERMINE IF THEIR BOAT IS AFFECTED AND INITIATE CORRECTIVE ACTION. 3/9/08 - BOMBARDIER HAS SENT ANOTHER LETTER TO OWNERS INDICATING THE TOWERS WILL EITHER BE REPLACED!@ OR MODIFIED WITH A BRACE!@ CUR 6 RECVD 300 OF 792 UNITS CORRECTED