BRP Recalls ATVs Due to Loss of Control Hazard

BRP Recalls ATVs Due to Loss of Control Hazard

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Can-Am ATVs

Units: About 1,600

Distributor: BRP US Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

Manufacturer: BRP Mexico S.A. de C.V., Ciudad Jurez, Mexican state of Chihuahua

Hazard: The Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) main shaft can crack and pieces can detach. Those pieces inside the DPS can block gears and cause limited steering ability, posing a loss of control hazard with risk of serious injury or death to the operator.

Incidents/Injuries: BRP has received two reports of broken DPS resulting in limited steering ability. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves 2010 and 2011 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade model ATVs. The ATVs were sold in black, yellow and red and have Can-Am and the model name printed on the side panels. Models included in the recall are:

Sold exclusively at: Can-Am dealerships nationwide between September 2009 and November 2011 for between $6,800 and $13,500.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact their local Can-Am ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP will contact registered owners directly.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firms website at

Can-Am Renegade

Can-Am Outlander Max

Can-Am Outlander

Dec 22, 2011 | Category: CPSC Recalls (all) | Comments: none