July 3, 2006
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. Recalls All-Terrain Vehicles
Name of Product: Bombardier Model Year 2006 Outlander 650 and 800 ATVs and Can-AM Model Year 2007 Outlander 650 ATVs
Units: About 11,300
Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products, of Quebec, Canada
Hazard: The operator could 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 or death.
Description: Bombardier brand Model Year 2006 Outlander 650 and 800 ATVs and Some Can-Am brand Model Year 2007 Outlander 650 ATVs. Serial numbers are located on the front of the ATV on the identification decal. The ATVs were available in yellow, green, red, and camouflage.
Sold at: Bombardier and Can-Am ATV dealers nationwide from August 2005 through June 2006 for between $7,900 and $10,400.
Remedy: 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. Consumers with the recalled ATVs are being sent direct notices from BRP.
Consumer Contact: 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 firmís Web site at http://www.brp.com/en-US/Customer.Corner/Recall.Information/