About 12,500 All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) have been recalled by Bombardier Recreational Products, of Canada. The youth ATVs fail to meet performance requirements of the federal ATV standard for maximum unrestricted speed and parking brakes, posing a crash hazard. This recall is for model year 2008 through 2015 Can-Am Mini DS ATVs. The recalled vehicles are youth model ATVs and have engine sizes of 70 cubic centimeters and 90 cubic centimeters. They were sold in the colors black and yellow. “Can-Am DS” and the engine size is on both sides of the vehicle’s fairing. “Can-Am” appears in white letters on both sides of the seat. Model year 2008 through 2014 DS 70 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to the unrestricted maximum speed of the vehicle. Model year 2008 through 2015 DS 70 and DS 90 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to parking brakes.
The ATVs were recalled by Can-Am dealers nationwide from July 2007 through January 2015 for between $1,800 and $2,800. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly. BRP toll-free at 888-272-9222 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.can-am.brp.com/off-road and click on Owners, then “View Details” for Safety, then “View Notices” for Safety Recalls.
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