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Recall: BRP Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs

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On 2011-12-22, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding BRP Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2009 for about $6800 to $13500.

About 2,000 units are involved in this Bombardier (BRP) all terrain vehicle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 4th recall of products in the All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) category in 2011. Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls, involving about 1 million product units.

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BRP Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.can-am.brp.com
Phone: (888) 638-5397

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What is the problem?

The Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) main shaft can crack and pieces can detach. Those pieces inside the DPS can block gears and cause limited steering ability, posing a loss of control hazard with risk of serious injury or death to the operator.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves 2010 and 2011 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade model ATVs. The ATVs were sold in black, yellow and red and have "Can-Am" and the model name printed on the side panels. Models included in the recall are:

Model Year 2010:Can-Am OUTLANDER 500, 650 and 800R, packages XT, XT-P and Ltd; on MAX and one-Up models Can-Am RENEGADE 800R, package X xc only
Model Year 2011:Can-Am OUTLANDER 500, 650, 800R, packages XT, XT-P, X xc, X mr and Ltd; on MAX and one-Up models Can-Am RENEGADE 800R package X xc only

These items were sold new+ at Can-Am dealerships nationwide between September 2009 and November 2011 for between $6,800 and $13,500.

What should I do if I own this recalled product?

First, stop using the item.

Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.

The CPSC provides the following remedy information:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact their local Can-Am ATV dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP will contact registered owners directly.

For additional information, contact BRP toll-free at (888)638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.can-am.brp.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

BRP has received two reports of broken Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) resulting in limited steering ability. No injuries have been reported.

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+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.

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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.