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BRP Recalls Can-Am® Side-by-side Steering Coupling Stripping on Rack and Pinion Assembly

Which models are affected by the safety recall?

Model year 2013 Can-Am Commander™ equipped with Dynamic Power Steering (DPS).

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am side-by-side dealer or BRP at :

Australia :(02) 97946600
New Zealand : (09) 2745718


What is the potential problem?

Steering coupling splines may strip on rack and pinion assembly. In some circumstances, this situation may result in a loss of steering control and possibly cause injuries or even death.


Dear Can-Am® Owner,


Bombardier Recreation Products Inc. ("BRP") is conducting a safety recall on certain side-by-side vehicles. Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.


What is the potential problem?
Steering coupling splines may strip on rack and pinion assembly. In some circumstances, this situation may result in a loss of steering control and possibly cause injuries or even death.

 

What should you do?
BRP intends to repair your vehicle free of charge. The parts required to provide the remedy to this condition should start being available at the end of June. BRP will contact you with another letter when the parts become available. 

BRP recommends to avoid driving your vehicle until the final repair is performed.

In the meantime, if you must use your vehicle, please contact your BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer and make an appointment to have your vehicle verified.

This verification is a temporary action to allow limited use of the vehicles until the availability of the solution.

Following the verification, if you still choose to use your vehicle, be aware that you must respect the following:

· Do not use at speeds above 50 km/h (30 MPH)
· Do not ride on rough terrain


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 or need assistance, or to find the nearest authorized BRP Can-am side-by-side dealer:

• Visit www.can-am.brp.com
• Or call: 
Australia :(02) 97946600
New Zealand : (09) 2745718

Your continued satisfaction with your BRP product is important to us. We have taken this action in the interest of your safety and your vehicle's proper operation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this matter may cause.


Sincerely,
BRP After-Sales Service Department