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BRP Recalls Side-by-Side Off-Road Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control and Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

  • 2017 Maverick X3 XDS
  • 2017 Maverick X3 XRS
  • 2017 Maverick X3
Name of Product:
Side-by-side off-road vehicles
Hazard:

The steering rack and pinion assembly can have an improper amount of grease and result in a loss of steering control and crash hazard.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
November 22, 2016
Units:

About 2,380

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 2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. The vehicles came in various colors. The model name and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) is printed on a label under the glove box. To verify if your vehicle is included in the recall, have your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) ready and contact your authorized Can-Am side-by-side dealer or BRP.

Recalled models include:

 

2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 STD

2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 XDS

2017 Can-Am Maverick X3 XRS

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly about this recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received 33 incident reports, including reports of intermittent or complete steering lock. No injuries were reported.

Sold At

Can-Am dealers nationwide from August 2016 through November 2016 for between $23,000 and $27,000.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Importer(s):

BRP U.S. Inc. of Sturtevant, Wis.

Recall number:
17-714
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