RE: Evinrude® E-TEC® 60 HP outboards, from serial number 5363195 to 5379022.
This notice is sent to you in accordance with the
requirements of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the
California Air Resources Board, Environment Canada and all other
applicable laws and regulations.
What is the reason for this notice?
BRP is conducting a voluntary recall of certain Evinrude E-TEC 60 HP outboard engines sold in the United States and Canada.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined that your
engine/equipment may be emitting pollutants in excess of the federal
emission standards as defined in Title 40 of the Code of Federal
Regulations. These emission standards were established to protect the
public health or welfare from air pollution.
What is the problem?
As defined in Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, the
California Code of regulations and the Canadian Environmental Protection
Act, as a manufacturer, we are also required to correct engines that
may be emitting pollutants in excess of emission standards.
Please note that if the engine is not serviced to repair the issue, it may fail a state or local emission test.
What should you do?
This recall is effective as of May 28, 2013. You must call an
authorized Evinrude/Johnson dealer and make an appointment to have your
engine serviced. The service will be performed at no charge to you. The
repairs will take approximately 1 hour or less depending on your
The procedure is as follows: upon making an appointment with your Evinrude E-TEC authorized dealer and then taking your Evinrude E-TEC
engine to an authorized dealer, an engine report will be gathered and
reviewed to determine if your engine contains the affected fuel system
calibration. The calibration may need to be replaced. The dealer will
order and replace any affected calibration and place the enclosed EPA
Recall label on your engine identifying the repair was completed. This
will be performed while following the appropriate procedure outlined in
the Evinrude E-TEC Service Manual.
If you have questions, need assistance, want to report any difficulty
in obtaining repairs or to find the nearest authorized Evinrude/Johnson
Or call 1-262-884-5993, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Central Standard Time
To ensure your full protection under the emission warranty on your
engine according to federal and state laws, and your right to
participate in future recalls, we recommend that you have your engine
serviced as soon as possible. We may consider a refusal to service your
engine as improper maintenance.
We apologize for any inconvenience that this recall may cause you.
BRP US Inc.