Recreational Products Inc. Recalls All-Terrain
Vehicles for Fire Hazard
Bombardier Recreational Products
is announcing the voluntary recall of the 2006
Outlander 650 and 800 ATV's and Can-AM 2007 Outlander
650 ATV's. Customers should stop using these products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The vehicle operator can ride with
their foot engaging the rear brake without noticing.
This can cause the rear brake to overheat and
possibly ignite, posing a risk of serious injury
BRP has received eight reports of
fire caused by the rear brake overheating and
igniting. The fires only involved property damage
to the ATVs. No injuries have been reported.
numbers are located on the front of the ATV on
the identification decal. The ATVs were available
in yellow, green, red, and camouflage.
The vehicles were sold at Bombardier
and Can-Am ATV dealers from August 2005 through
Consumers should pay close attention
when operating and be careful not to accidentally
engage the rear brake with their foot. Consumers
should immediately contact their local Bombardier
or Can-Am ATV dealer to schedule an appointment
for a free repair.
For more information, consumers
should call BRP at (888) 864-2002 between 8 a.m.
and 6 p.m. ET any day, or visit the firm’s
Web site at www.brp.com.