The problem is that the fuel can spray from the fuel tank when opening the gas cap, posing a fuel leak and fire hazard.
BRP has received 6 reports of fuel spraying out of the fuel tank. No injuries or fires were reported.
This recall involves the following 2018 model-year Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs:
|OUTLANDER 450, 570 and 650||Red, Squadron Green|
|OUTLANDER 6X6 DPS 650||Squadron Green|
|OUTLANDER 6X6 XT 1000||Breakup Country Camo|
|OUTLANDER DPS 450, 570, 650, 850 and 1000R||Flat Black, Breakup Country Camo, Orange Crush, Squadron Green,|
|OUTLANDER DPS LE 570||Flat Black, Breakup Country Camo, Orange Crush, Squadron Green|
|OUTLANDER MAX 450 and 570||Brush Aluminium, Red|
|OUTLANDER MAX DPS 450, 570 and 650||Orange Crush, Squadron Green|
|OUTLANDER MAX LTD 1000R||Midnight blue|
|OUTLANDER MAX WIN 650 and 850||White|
|OUTLANDER MAX XT 570, 650, 850 and 1000R||Breakup Country Camo, Brush Aluminium, Flat Black, Intense Red, Pure Magnesium|
|OUTLANDER MAX XT LE 650||Brush Aluminium, Flat Black, Intense Red, Pure Magnesium|
|OUTLANDER MAX XTP 850 and 1000R||Black|
|OUTLANDER MOS 450, 570 and 1000R||Breakup Country Camo|
|OUTLANDER WIN 650 and 850||White|
|OUTLANDER XT 570, 650, 850 and 1000R||Breakup Country Camo, Brush Aluminium, Intense Red, Pure Magnesium|
|OUTLANDER XTP 850 and 1000R||Black|
|OUTLANDER XXC 1000R||Black, Sunburst Yellow/Black/ Hyper Silver|
|RENEGADE 570, 850 and 1000||Red|
|RENEGADE XXC 850 and 1000R||Red/White/Black|
The recalled ATVs were sold at Can-Am dealers nationwide from June 2017 through June 2018 for between $6,000 and $16,500.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a BRP Can-Am ATV dealer for a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.
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 Fuel Leak and Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)