CPSC: BRP 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
On 2018-04-10, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding BRP 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $6000 to $9750.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Bombardier (BRP) atv recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 70 similar recalls,
involving about 1 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max all-terrain vehicles equipped with a dynamic power steering (DPS) and a 450 or 570 engine. The vehicles were sold in various colors. The model name is printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is printed on the frame under the seat in the middle and on the frame behind the right front wheel.
|2017 Outlander DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander XT 570 EFI||Yellow, Pure Magnesium|
|2017 Outlander Hunter Edition 570 EFI||Camo|
|2017 Outlander XMR 570 EFI||Red, White, Black|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX XT 570 EFI||Pure Magnesium, Yellow|
These items were sold new+ at Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2016 through December 2017 for between $6,000 and $9,750.
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 vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.
BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at www.can-am.brp.com and click on "Owner Center" and then "Safety" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 13 reports of broken steering shafts worldwide, including two reports in the U.S. No injuries have been reported.
+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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