Can-Am Side-By-Side vehicles recalled due to fire hazard
Date: Jan. 29, 2013
Units: About 25,000
Debris such as leaves, hay, and grass in wet terrain areas quickly collects in the vehicle’s exhaust pipe area. A hot exhaust pipe and accumulated debris that has dried, poses a risk of fire. There have been 18 reports of fires related to the problem, including one that resulted in injury to the consumer. The products were sold nationwide from April 2010 through Nov. 2012 for between $11,700 and $21,000.