The screw jack can collapse and cause the lifted vehicle to fall on a person, posing a crush hazard that can result in severe injury or death.
About 650 (In addition, about 54 were sold in Canada)
BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Sunday or online at https://www.can-am.brp.com/off-road and click on “Owners zone” and then “Safety recalls” for more information.
This recall involves Can-Am Off-Road screw jacks sold as an accessory for Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicles. They are used to lift an off-road vehicle so that a tire can be changed. They are silver-colored with a black base. Can-Am is printed on the arm of the screw jack.
Customers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact a BRP Can-Am Off-Road dealer to receive a full refund.
Can-Am Off-Road dealers nationwide and online at https://can-am-shop.brp.com from October 2017 through October 2020 for about $500.
BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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