Can-Am Youth ATVs Recalled

Date:
October 1, 2008
Category:
Sporting Goods
Company/Brand:
BRP
The Danger:
If the rider is ejected and the cord strap is pulled, the shutoff switch can fail to disable the engine. The ATV can operate uncontrolled until the engine returns to idle, potentially causing a collision with bystanders, vehicles, or other objects. This poses a serious risk of injury.
Description:
This recall involves about 1,200 Can-Am DS 90 X ATVs from model years 2008 and 2009. The model name can be located on the side panels. The ATV is black with yellow and orange trim.
Sold At:
Authorized Can-Am dealers nationwide from August 2007 through September 2008 for about $3,400.
What To Do:
Stop children from using these vehicles immediately and contact any Can-Am dealer to schedule a free repair. For additional information, call BRP toll-free at (888) 638-5397 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site at www.can-am.brp.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09701.html

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