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BRP Recalls Can-Am® Side-by-side Steering Coupling Stripping on Rack and Pinion Assembly

April 29th, 2016

Which models are affected by the safety recall?

Model year 2013 Can-Am Commander™ equipped with Dynamic Power Steering (DPS).

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am side-by-side dealer.

What is the potential problem?

Steering coupling splines may strip on rack and pinion assembly. In some circumstances, this situation may result in a loss of steering control and possibly cause injuries or even death.


Dear Can-Am® Owner,

BRP is conducting a safety recall on certain side-by-side models.


What is the potential problem?

Steering coupling splines may strip on rack and pinion assembly. In some circumstances, this situation may result in a loss of steering control and possibly cause injuries or even death.


Which models are involved?

Model year 2013 Can-Am CommanderTM equipped with Dynamic Power Steering (DPS).


What will BRP do?


BRP intends to repair your vehicle free of charge. The parts required to provide the remedy to this condition should start being available at the end of June. BRP will contact you with another letter when the parts become available.


What should you do?

BRP recommends to avoid driving your vehicle until the final repair is performed.

In the meantime, if you must use your vehicle, please contact your BRP Can-Am side-by-side dealer and make an appointment to have your vehicle verified.

This verification is a temporary action to allow limited use of the vehicles until the availability of the solution.

Following the verification, if you still choose to use your vehicle, be aware that you must respect the following:

• Do not use at speeds above 50 km/h (30 MPH)
• Do not ride on rough terrain

If you have questions or need assistance, or to find the nearest authorized BRP Can-am side-by-side dealer:

• Visit www.can-am.brp.com

Your continued satisfaction with your BRP product is important to us. We have taken this action in the interest of your safety and your vehicle's proper operation. We apologize for any inconvenience this matter may cause you.


Sincerely,
BRP After-Sales Service Department