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BRP recalls ICON binnacle mount remote controls

Starting date:
November 1, 2013
Posting date:
November 1, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Outdoor Living
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-36551

Affected products

ICON Binnacle single and dual mount remote controls sold by and for Evinrude TEC outbound engines.

Product description

This recall involves ICON binnacle single and dual lever mount controls. Please refer to the part number located on the lower part of the unit. The affected products are listed in the tables as follows and include the original part numbers and the current part numbers.

Single and dual mount remote controls affected by this recall:
Single Lever Binnacle Mount Control Kit
Original Part Number Current Part Number Description
767053 765381 1 Engine - Binnacle Control
767042 764980 1 Engine - Single Station
767043 764981 1 Engine - Dual Station
Dual Lever Binnacle Mount Control Kit
Original Part Number Current Part Number Description
767054 765382 2 Engine - Binnacle Conrtol
767044 764982 2 Engine - Single Station
767045 764983 2 Engine - Section Station
767055 765383 3 Engine - Binnacle Control
767046 764984 3 Engine - Single Station
767047 764985 3 Engine - Second Station
767056 765384 4 Engine - Binnacle Control
767048 764986 4 Engine - Single Station
767049 764987 4 Engine - Second Station
767057 765385 5 Engine - Binnacle Control
767050 764988 5 Engine - Single Station
767051 764989 5 Engine - Second Station

 

Hazard identified

A limited number of ICON binnacle mount remote control levers may be incorrectly assembled and pull away from the remote control resulting in loss of throttle and shift control. Loss of throttle and shift control may cause loss of boat control which could lead to serious injury or even death of the operator, passengers, or people nearby.

Neither Health Canada nor BRP has received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of the affected ICON Binnacle Mount Remote Controls.

Number sold

Approximately 288 units of the recalled single and dual levers were sold in Canada at various authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer nationwide.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2009 through October 2013.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Canada.

Companies

Distributor
BPR
Valcourt
Quebec
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers are advised to not use the ICON binnacle mount remote control kits until an authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer has completed an inspection.  Please call an authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer and make an appointment to have your ICON binnacle mount remote control(s) inspected and, if necessary, replaced free of charge.

For more information or to report any difficulty in obtaining repairs or to find the nearest authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer, consumers may visit the firm’s website or call 1-262-884-5993 from Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CST.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.