The manufacturer has received 13 reports of broken steering shafts worldwide, including 2 reports in the United States No injuries have been reported, according to the recall notice.
“The dynamic power steering shaft can break and result in a loss of steering control, posing a crash hazard to consumers.”
This recall involves 2017 Can-Am Outlander and Outlander Max ATVs with a dynamic power steering (DPS) and a 450 or 570 engine.
|2017 Outlander DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green, Camo|
|2017 Outlander XT 570 EFI||Yellow, Pure Magnesium|
|2017 Outlander Hunter Edition 570 EFI||Camo|
|2017 Outlander XMR 570 EFI||Red, White, Black|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 570 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX DPS 450 EFI||Yellow, Green|
|2017 Outlander MAX XT 570 EFI||Pure Magnesium, Yellow|
They were sold at Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2016 through December 2017 for between $6,000 and $9,750.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer for a free repair.
For more information, call 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 “Safety.”
Source: BRP Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)