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MY 2008-2009, DS 90™ X™, TETHER ENGINE SHUTOFF SWITCH

ATV

Sep 10

MY 2008-2009, DS 90™ X™, TETHER ENGINE SHUTOFF SWITCH

 

In cooperation with Transport Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. ("BRP") are conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2008 and 2009 Can-Am ATV DS 90 X models.

 

September 10, 2008

Dear Can-Am™ ATV Owner,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws.

 

What is the reason for this notice?

In cooperation with Transport Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. ("BRP") are conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2008 and 2009 Can-Am ATV DS 90 X models.

What is the potential problem?

Engine may fail to shut off when pulling the cord from the accessory tether engine shutoff switch post installed on these race-ready vehicles. If this occurs in situations where the rider is ejected, the vehicle may run away uncontrolled until the engine gets back to idle. This may lead to a collision of the vehicle with bystanders, a fixed object or other vehicles, potentially resulting in serious injuries and/or death.

 

What should you do?

Immediately stop using your vehicle, call an authorized BRP dealer and make an appointment to have the race-ready accessory tether engine shutoff switch removed. The dealer will perform this work at no charge to you. As a compensation, a credit of $50 will be offered to you upon completion of the repair by your authorized Can-Am BRP dealer. This credit may be used towards the future purchase of BRP accessories.

 

What to do if you feel this notice is an error?

This notice was mailed to you according to the most current information we have available. If you no longer own this vehicle or some information in this notice is incorrect, please contact BRP at your earliest convenience.

 

If you have questions, need assistance, or to find your nearest authorized BRP dealer:

- Visit www.can-am.brp.com

- In the US and Canada: 1-888-638-5397, 8:00 to 18:00 Eastern time

 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.

 

Sincerely,

After-Sales Service Department

Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

 

Safety Recall Notice Letter (PDF)