WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 7, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Youth Model Can-Am all-terrain vehicles
Hazard: The fuel filter can break and leak, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.can-am.brp.com, click on “Off Road,” then “Owners,” “Safety” and then “Safety Recalls.”
Units: About 240
Description: This recall is for the model years 2015 and 2016 Youth Model Can-Am TMDS 90TM and DS 90TMX® ATVs. The recalled vehicles have an engine size of 90 cubic centimeters. The vehicles came in black and yellow. “Can-Am DS” and the engine size are painted in white on both sides of the vehicle’s fairing. “Can-Am” appears in white letters on both sides of the seat.
Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received eight reports of the fuel filter breaking and leaking at dealerships. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.
Sold at: Can-Am dealers nationwide from May 2015 through September 2015 for between $2,800 and $3,800.
Importer(s): BRP US Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.
Manufactured in: Vietnam
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.