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.

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 29, 2013
Recall number: 13-103
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

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

Hazard:

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.

Consumer Contact:

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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Recall Details

Units

About 25,000

Description

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

Incidents/Injuries

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.

Remedy

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.

Sold at

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

Manufacturer

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

Manufactured in

Mexico

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