Recall: All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)
On 2015-05-26, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2007 for about $1800 to $2800.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Bombardier (BRP) vehicles recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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Phone: (888) 272-9222
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What is the problem?
The youth ATVs fail to meet performance requirements of the federal ATV standard for maximum unrestricted speed and parking brakes, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall is for model year 2008 through 2015 Can-Am Mini DS ATVs. The recalled vehicles are youth model ATVs and have engines sizes of 70 cubic centimeters and 90 cubic centimeters. They were sold in the colors black and yellow. "Can-Am DS" and the engine size is on both sides of the vehicle's fairing. "Can-Am" appears in white letters on both sides of the seat. Model year 2008 through 2014 DS 70 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to the unrestricted maximum speed of the vehicle. Model year 2008 through 2015 DS 70 and DS 90 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to parking brakes.
These items were sold new+ at Can-Am dealers nationwide from July 2007 through January 2015 for between $1,800 and $2,800.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly.
BRP toll-free at (888) 272-9222 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.can-am.brp.com/off-road and click on Owners, then "View Details" for Safety, then "View Notices" for Safety Recalls.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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