Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–December 2, 2009. 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