Tag: CPSC

BRP Recalls 13,300 ATVs

Recall announced. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that BRP is recalling about 13,300 2018 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs. Fuel can spray from the fuel tank when opening the gas cap, posing a fuel leak and fire hazard. This recall involves model year 2018 Can-Am Outlander and Renegade ATVs sold in a variety […] More »

  Comments | By - July 10, 2018

Honda Recalls 65K Pioneer 1000s Due To Fire Hazard

All of 16, 17 and some of 2018. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced that American Honda is recalling about 65,000 Pioneer 1000 side-by-side vehicles due to a fire and burn hazard. The muffler can overheat, causing the plastic heat shield to melt or catch fire, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. […] More »

  Comments | By - May 22, 2018

Polaris Gets Whacked $27-million by CPSC

Old issues resolved. New recall emerges. Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) announced a $27.25 million settlement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that resolves two late-reporting claims back in 2016. Additionally, Polaris, in partnership with the CPSC, initiated a recall on select RZR XP/XP 4 1000 models (see below). Polaris had previously accrued for […] More »

  Comments | By - April 2, 2018

Good News! ATV-Related Fatalities, Injuries Declining

The message is getting through. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) 2016 Annual Report of ATV-Related Deaths and Injuries (issued January 2018) once again affirms the decade-long downward trend in fatalities and injuries related to ATVs. For the period 2007 to 2013, CPSC reported ATV-related fatalities declined by 29 percent. The report states for […] More »

  Comments | By - January 15, 2018

John Deere Gator XUV Side-by-Side Recall Affects 68,300 Units

Massive recall issued due to crash hazard. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced on December 21, 2017, that John Deere has issued a recall of 68,300 Crossover Gator UTVs due to a crash hazard. The steering shaft can separate from the steering rack assembly and result in a loss of vehicle steering control, posing […] More »

  Comments | By - December 26, 2017

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