BRP Recalls All Terrain Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control

Washington, D.C. – December 2, 2009 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –  The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs

Units: About 2,400

Distributor: BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

Hazard: The dynamic power steering can fail, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control. This poses a risk of injury or death to riders.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one incident report with no injury no material damages.

Description: The recall involves Model Year 2010 Can-Am® Outlander and Renegade ATVs. The following models are affected by this recall and can be located on the side panels:

Model Name Model Number Color
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT 4X 800EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT 4X 800EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX LTD 4X 800EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT 4X 650EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT 4X 500EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT 4X 500EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT-P 4X 800EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT-P 4X 800EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT-P 4X 650EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT-P 4X 650EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT-P 4X 500EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX XT-P 4X 500EFI Black
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ MAX LTD 4X 500EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ XT 4X 650EFI Yellow, Viper Red, Camo
Can-Am® RENEGADE™ XXC 4X 800EFI Black

Sold by: Authorized Can-Am® dealers nationwide from August 2009 through November 2009 for between $6,800 and $13,500.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these vehicles and contact any Can-Am® dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers are being sent a direct notice from BRP.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, call BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.can-am.brp.com

Source: cpsc.gov

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