BRP Recalls Can-Am Side-By-Side Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control Hazard

BRP Recalls Can-Am Side-By-Side Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering 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-AmĀ® Commander side-by-side off-road vehicles

Units: About 3,400

Manufacturer: BRP Mexico S.A. de C.V., of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

Hazard: Improper assembly of the steering column to the rack and pinion can result in the loss of steering control, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the user, passenger or bystanders.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of loss of steering. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall includes the following serial numbers of 2011 and 2012 Can-Am Commander side-by-side vehicles. The model name is printed on the vehicles side panel. Models included in the recall are:

Sold at: Can-Am dealers nationwide from April 2011 through December 2012 for between $11,700 and $21,000.

Manufactured in: Mexico

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP has notified registered consumers directly about this recall.

Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at and click on Recall Information under the Owner Center for more information.

Can Am Commander

Jan 10, 2013 | Category: CPSC Recalls (all) | Comments: none