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Spyder - Ryker

Brake Lights May Stay Illuminated - Increased Risk of Crash

 

Dear BRP Customer, 

 

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the applicable laws. BRP has decided that a defect related to motor vehicle safety exists in the following vehicles. Your vehicle may also fail to conform to specific standards related to brake lights. As a result, BRP is conducting a safety recall. 

 

Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.

 

What is the potential problem? 

Potential contamination or component friction in the brake light switch may cause the brake lights to stay illuminated, even when the brake pedal is not pressed. If the brake lights remain illuminated, it can fail to alert other motorists of the rider's intention and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Which models are involved?

  • All Can-Am® Spyder RT Model Year 2020 and 2021 vehicles 

  • Certain Can-Am® Spyder RT Model Year 2022 and 2023 and Ryker Model Year 2022 and 2023 vehicles

 

What should you do?

  • Contact immediately your authorized BRP Can-Am dealer and schedule an appointment to have the safety recall performed on your vehicle.

  • BRP will repair your vehicle at no cost.

    • For MY20 and MY21 Spyder RT, the repair is to replace the brake light switch, adjust the brake light switch and to add a spring to the brake light switch. The procedure should take less than 2 hours.

    • For MY22 and MY23 RT, the repair is to add a spring to the brake light switch. The procedure should take less than an hour.

    • For MY22 and MY23 Ryker, the repair is to adjust the brake light switch and to add a spring to the brake light switch. The procedure should take less than an hour.

  • Parts will be gradually available starting from April 3, 2023, and will be releasedprogressively upon availability.

  • If you choose to ride your vehicle before the repair, please verify the brake lights are illuminating properly before you ride. The brake lights should be turned off when the brake pedal is released.

  • If you leased this vehicle:

  • Send a copy of this letter to the lessee within ten working days after the day you received this letter.

  • Do the same with any future letters about this safety recall.

What to do if you feel you have received this notice by mistake:

This notice was mailed to you according to the most current information we have available.

If you no longer own this vehicle or some information regarding your name or address are incorrect, please contact BRP at your earliest convenience.

 

Your safety and continued satisfaction with our products are a priority for us. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and remain committed to facilitating the process as much as we can.

 

Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter. 

 

Sincerely,

 

BRP Customer Services Department

If you have questions or need assistance, or to find the nearest authorized BRP dealer:

 

  • Visit: www.brp.com

  • Or write to: infobrpaustralia@brp.com

  • Or call: 1800 531 996