BRP ATVs Recalled For Loss Of Steering Control

About 2,400 Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs distributed by BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wisconsin are being recalled for <"">risk of injury or death to riders, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), just announced.

The dynamic power steering in the Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs can fail, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control, which poses a risk of injury or death to riders. To date, the firm has received one incident report with no injury and no material damages.

The recall involves Model Year 2010 Can-Am® Outlander and Renegade ATVs with the following model numbers and in the following colors. The model number can be located on the ATVs’ side panels:

Model Name: Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ in Yellow, Viper Red, or Camo:

* XT 4X 800EFI
* MAX XT 4X 800EFI
* MAX XT 4X 650EFI
* XT 4X 500EFI
* MAX XT 4X 500EFI
* XT 4X 650EFI

Model Name: Can-Am® OUTLANDER™ in Black:

* XT-P 4X 800EFI
* MAX XT-P 4X 800EFI
* XT-P 4X 650EFI
* MAX XT-P 4X 650EFI
* XT-P 4X 500EFI
* MAX XT-P 4X 500EFI

Can-Am® RENEGADE™ in Black

* XXC 4X 800EFI

The recalled Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs, which were manufactured in Mexico, were sold by authorized Can-Am® dealers nationwide from August 2009 through November 2009 for between $6,800 and $13,500.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using these vehicles and contact any Can-Am® dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers are being sent a direct notice from BRP. For additional information, BRP can be reached toll-free at 1-888-638-5397 between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, or at the firm’s Web site at

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