Name of product:
Can-Am? Commander side-by-side off-road vehicles
Hazard:
Improper assembly of the steering column to the rack and pinion can result in the loss of steering control, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the user, passenger or bystanders.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
January 10, 2013
Units:
About 3,400
Consumer Contact:

Improper assembly of the steering column to the rack and pinion can result in the loss of steering control, posing a risk of serious injury or death to the user, passenger or bystanders.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall includes the following serial numbers of 2011 and 2012 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
Can-Am Commander 800 and 1000
Can-Am Commander 800 and 1000 
Can-Am Commander XT 800R and 1000 Can-Am Commander XT 800 and 1000
Can-Am Commander X 1000     
Can-Am Commander X 1000
 
Can-Am Commander Limited 1000
 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP has notified registered consumers directly about this recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received three reports of loss of steering. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Can-Am dealers nationwide from April 2011 through December 2012 for between $11,700 and $21,000.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
13-718