> >does anyone know if SkiDoo is backed up or behind on deliveries of
> >replacement clutch halves? My dealer has been telling me for the last two
> >months (yes MONTHS) that they do not have the replacements from SD yet.
> >They already have my other clutch (had to turn it in for examination re the
> >recall letter). I have this feeling that a well organized company such as
> >Bombardier would have these available. maybe my dealer is giving me the
> >run around??? Help....
> Chuck & others,
> I talked to a Ski-doo Rep. at the snow-show a week or so back. After giving
> this guy a serious chewing out I finally got some answeres out of him.
> It seems that Ski-doo did have all the clutches made and ready to ship out to
> the dealers but that the entire amount of clutches was rejected by ski-doo
> (aperantly they did not meet specs.). They are manufacturing them as fast as
> posiable and are sending them to dealers in smaller amounts. The rep. told me
> as an example "if your dealer sold 40 ski-doo's they'll send him about 10
> clutches (roughly 25% of what he sold) as a start.
> Upon further pressing of this guy he also addmited that (actully he guarenteed
> me) that their WILL be some people out there that WON'T be riding at least
> untill late Dec. maybe longer.
> Hate to be the bearer of bad news.
Ya had my clutch replaced about a month ago, I had the first one done.
But, I had mine in the shop the day after the letter arrived at my house.
It still took about two months before they even got the parts. My clutch
did have the cracks they talked about in the letter, so both inner and
outer sheves were replaced, free of charge. I have a 1997 Formula III