BRP Recalls Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard

To date, the company has received 33 incident reports, including reports of intermittent or complete steering lock

BRP Off Road Vehicle / BRP Recalls Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard
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November 28, 2016

BRP has announced a recall of side-by-side off-road vehicles as a result of the steering rack and pinion assembly having an improper amount of grease, potentially resulting in a loss of steering control and posing a crash hazard.

This recall involves model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. The vehicles came in various colors. The model name and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is printed on a label under the glove box. To verify if your vehicle is included in the recall, have your VIN ready and contact your authorized Can-Am side-by-side dealer or BRP.

Recalled models include:

  • 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 STD
  • 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 XDS
  • 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 XRS

The recalled vehicles were sold at Can-Am dealers nationwide from August 2016 through November 2016 for between $23,000 and $27,000.

To date, the company has received 33 incident reports, including reports of intermittent or complete steering lock. No injuries were reported thus far.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. In addition, BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about this recall can contact BRP at toll-free (888) 272-9222.

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