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.
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|
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.
The firm has received three reports of loss of steering. No injuries have been reported.
Can-Am dealers nationwide from April 2011 through December 2012 for between $11,700 and $21,000.