Name of product:
Side-by-side off-road vehicles
Hazard:
The steering coupling can strip on the rack and pinion assembly and result in a loss of steering control and crash hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
May 5, 2016
Units:
About 10,600
Consumer Contact:
BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at www.can-am.brp.com and click on "Owner Center" and then "Recall Information" for more information.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves model year 2013 Can-Am Commander side-by-side vehicles equipped with Dynamic Power Steering (DPS). The vehicles came in various colors. The model name and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is on a label under the glove box. To find a list of VINs for recalled vehicles, go to www.can-am.brp.com and click on “Owner Center” and then “Recall Information.” Recalled models include:
COMMANDER DPS 1000EFI
COMMANDER DPS 800REFI
COMMANDER LTD 1000EFI
COMMANDER X 1000EFI
COMMANDER XT 1000EFI
COMMANDER XT XT 800REFI
 
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer to schedule an appointment for a vehicle inspection and free repair. The free repair will be available on June 30, 2016. In the meantime, consumers who must use their vehicles can contact BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer and make an appointment to have their vehicles verified. This free verification is a temporary action to allow limited use of the vehicles until the availability of the free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.
Incidents/Injuries:
The firm has received 29 incident reports, including two reports of minor injuries.
Sold At:

Can-Am dealers nationwide from April 2012 through April 2016 for between $12,600 and $20,100.

Importer(s):
BRP U.S. Inc. of Sturtevant, Wis.
Manufactured In:
Mexico
Recall number:
16-740