POSSIBLE FUEL TANK VENT OBSTRUCTION MAY CAUSE FUEL SPRAY

    June 19th, 2018

    Re: Possible Fuel Tank Vent Obstruction May Cause Fuel Spray

     

    Dear Can-Am Off-Road® Owner,

    This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act and the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act. BRP is conducting a safety recall on some of its 2018 Can-Am ATV models.
    Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.


    Which models are involved?

    Some model year 2018 OutlanderTM and RenegadeTM vehicle.
     

    What is the potential problem?

    The fuel tank may build excessive pressure due to a blocked vent. This could cause fuel to spray on occupants or bystanders when opening the fuel cap, potentially causing injury. Additionally, if an ignition source was present, this could create a risk of fire, causing injury and/or damage to property.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am Off-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

    POSSIBLE LOSS OF STEERING - DYNAMIC POWER STEERING (DPS) SHAFT MAY BREAK

    April 4th, 2018 (update of the December 19th, 2017 posting)

    Re: Possible Loss of Steering - Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) Shaft May Break

     

    Dear Can-Am Off-Road® Owner,

    Following the interim notice issued in December 2017, BRP is sending you an updated notice in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act and the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act. BRP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain ATV models and is conducting a safety recall.

    Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle. 
     

    Which models are involved?

    Model year 2017 Can-Am OutlanderTM MaxTM equipped with a DPS and 450 or 570 engines.
     

    What is the potential problem?

    The DPS shaft may break causing a loss of steering control. In some circumstances, this situation may cause injuries or death.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am Off-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

    KIDDE RECALLS FIRE EXTINGUISHERS WITH PLASTIC HANDLES

    November 9th, 2017

    Re: Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles


    Dear BRP Dealer,

    In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Kidde is conducting a safety recall on multiple models of fire extinguishers with plastic handles.

    What is the potential problem? 

    The fire extinguisher can become clogged or require excessive force to discharge, In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard.
     

    If you have questions or need assistance, please contact the Kidde toll-free at : In USA : 1-855-271-0773 or BRP at 1-800-366-6992.

    MISLEADING PARK POSITION DISPLAYED IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER

    January 12th, 2017 (update of December 20th 2016, posting)

    Re: Misleading park position displayed in instrument cluster

     

    Dear Can-Am Off-Road® Owner,

    This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act. BRP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain side-by-side models and is conducting a safety recall.

    Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.
     

    Which models are involved?

    The vehicles involved are certain serial numbers of the following models:

    MY 2016 Can-Am Defender
    MY 2016 Can-Am Defender DPS
    MY 2016 Can-Am Defender XT
     

    What is the potential problem?

    On certain 2016 Can-Am Defender Side-by-Side vehicles, the instrument cluster may display the gearbox position “P” even though the gearbox is not mechanically engaged in the park position.  In some circumstances, this misleading display may result in the vehicle unexpectedly rolling away, which could lead to injury or even death.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am Off-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

    POSSIBLE STEERING LOCK - RACK AND PINION ASSEMBLY

    November 22th, 2016 (updated November 17th, 2016)

    Re: Possible Steering Lock - Rack and Pinion Assembly


    Dear Can-Am Off-Road® Owner, 

    This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act. BRP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain side-by-side models and is conducting a safety recall.

    Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.
     

    Which models are involved?

    Certain serial numbers of model year 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3TM.
     

    What is the potential problem?

    On certain 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 vehicles, the steering rack and pinion assembly may have been manufactured by our supplier with an improper amount of grease. In some circumstances, this situation may result in steering lock which could lead to injury or even death.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am Off-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.