2016 BRP CanAm Defender Rollaway Risk Recall Alert

This recall involves model year 2016 Can-Am Defender, Defender DPS, and Defender XT model side-by-side off-road vehicles. The vehicles were sold in various colors and have four tires, two seats and a cargo box on the back. “Can-am” is printed on the side of the cargo box and the model name is printed on the side of the front of the vehicle beside the headlight. The model name and vehicle identification number (VIN) are printed on a label under the glove box. Contact BRP or a BRP dealer to verify VINs included in the recall.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received six reports of the vehicles moving when in the “park” or “P” position. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Sold At:

Can-Am dealers nationwide from October 2015 through December 2016 for between $10,000 and $15,700.

Importer(s):

BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

Manufactured In:
Mexico
Units:
About 780
Name of product:
Side-by-side off-road vehicles
Hazard:
The vehicles can unexpectedly roll away when in the “park” or “P” position, posing an injury hazard to users.

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