BRP Recalls All Terrain Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control

December 2, 2009
Alert #10-708
 

BRP Recalls All Terrain Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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 NameModel NumberColor
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

Picture of Recalled ATV

Picture of Recalled ATV

Picture of Recalled ATV