WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 10, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
BRP Recall Summary
Name of product: 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Hazard: The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.
Recall date: April 10, 2018
Units: About 6,500 (In addition, about 2,800 in Canada)
Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at www.can-am.brp.com and click on “Owner Center” and then “Safety” for more information.
BRP Recall Details
In Conjunction With: Canada
Description: This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max all-terrain vehicles equipped with a dynamic power steering (DPS) and a 450 or 570 engine. The vehicles were sold in various colors. The model name is printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is printed on the frame under the seat in the middle and on the frame behind the right front wheel.
|2017 Outlander DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander XT 570 EFI||Yellow, Pure Magnesium|
|2017 Outlander Hunter Edition 570 EFI||Camo|
|2017 Outlander XMR 570 EFI||Red, White, Black|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX XT 570 EFI||Pure Magnesium, Ye|
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 13 reports of broken steering shafts worldwide, including two reports in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2016 through December 2017 for between $6,000 and $9,750.
Importer(s): BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.
Manufactured In: Mexico
Recall number: 18-735
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.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission