BRP Recalls Can-Am Side-By-Side Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

Debris from wet terrain areas can quickly collect and dry out in the exhaust pipe of 2011 - 2013 model vehicles.

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Can-Am® Commander Side-by-Side Off Road Vehicles

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Debris such as leaves, hay and grass in wet terrain areas can collect in the vehicle’s exhaust pipe area in a short period of time. A hot exhaust pipe and accumulated debris that has dried, poses a risk of fire.

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BRP; toll-free at (888) 638-5397, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.can-am.brp.com and click on “recall information” under the owner center for more information.

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About 25,000

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This recall involves 2011, 2012 and early 2013 model gas-powered Can-Am Commander side-by-side vehicles. The model name is printed on the vehicle’s side panel. Models included in the recall are:

 

Model Year 2011

Model Year 2012

Model Year 2013

(without Front Grill Kit)

Can-Am Commander 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander XT 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander X 1000

Can-Am Commander 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander XT 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander X 1000

Can-Am Commander Limited 1000

Can-Am Commander 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander XT 800R and 1000

Can-Am Commander X 1000

Can-Am Commander Limited 1000

Can-Am Commander DPS 800R and 1000

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The firm has received 18 reports of fires related to accumulated debris in the exhaust pipe area, including one report of minor burns to the hand.

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles, check their exhaust for accumulated debris as described in the Cleaning Procedure of Exhaust Area guide and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free update kit repair. The guide is available to consumers at their local BRP dealer or online at www.can-am.brp.com. BRP has notified registered consumers directly about this recall and the vehicle’s cleaning guide.

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Can-Am dealers nationwide from April 2010 through November 2012 for between $11,700 and $21,000.

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BRP Mexico S.A. de C.V., of Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico

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Mexico

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