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Youth All Terrain Vehicles Recalled

October 1, 2008

BRP U.S. Inc. Recalls Youth All Terrain Vehicles Due to Collision Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Alert #09-701

The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Products: Model Year 2008-2009 Can-Am® Youth ATVs

Units: About 1,200

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

Manufacturer: Vietnam Precision Industrial Co., of Vietnam

Hazard: 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, and cause a collision with bystanders, vehicles or other objects. This poses a serious risk of injury.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The recall involves Model Year 2008-2009 Can-Am® DS 90 X ATVs. 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.

Manufactured in: Vietnam

Remedy: Parents should stop children from using these vehicles immediately and contact any Can-Am® dealer to schedule a free repair. Consumers are being sent a direct notice from BRP.

Consumer Contact: 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 the firm's Web site at www.can-am.brp.com



Picture of Recalled Youth ATV

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