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