BRP Recalls Can-Am Outlander All-Terrain Vehicles That Present a Crash Hazard
The recalled Outlander ATVs were sold in various colors at Can-Am dealers nationwide
Manufacturer BRP has issued a recall for certain model year 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) equipped with a dynamic power steering (DPS) and a 450 or 570 engine.
The dynamic power steering shaft on the affected ATVs can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.
Recalled Product Details
This recall impacts approximately 6,500 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max ATVs. An additional 2,800 of the affected ATVs were sold in Canada.
The recalled Outlander ATVs were sold in various colors at Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2016 through December 2017.
The model name is printed on the side panels of the vehicles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) can be found on the frame under the seat in the middle and on the frame behind the right front wheel.
Incidents and Injuries
To date, there have been 13 reports of broken steering shafts on these ATVs worldwide, including two reports in the U.S. No injuries have been reported, so far.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is contacting all known customers directly.
To find out more about this recall or the repair process, contact BRP toll-free at (888) 272-9222.