Safety Recalls: Can-Am Spyder and Ryker - Can-Am On-Road

NON-COMPLIANCE: HEADLIGHT REPLACEMENT - HEADLIGHTS MAY SHINE TOO HIGH

June 8th, 2017

Re: Non-Compliance: Headlight Replacement - Headlights may shine too high
 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic Motor Vehicle and Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Acts. BRP is conducting a safety recall related to non-compliance to safety standard of certain model year 2017 Can-Am Spyder RT roadsters.


Which models are affected by the safety recall?

Model year 2017 Can-Am Spyder RT.


What is the potential problem?

BRP has decided that certain 2017 model year Can-Am Spyder RT roadsters fail to conform to the requirements of Title 49 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations, Part 108 - Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. In Canada, they fail to conform to the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, item 108-Lighting Systems and Retroreflective Devices.

The headlights may not meet some of the photometric requirements, thus could increase the risk of causing a crash.


To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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COAST-TO-COAST ACCESSORY PASSENGER SEAT DOES NOT ACTIVATE PILLION SWITCH

July 11th, 2016

Re: Coast-to-Coast Accessory Passenger Seat does not activate pillion switch


Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic Motor Vehicle and Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Acts. BRP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on some Can-Am Spyder Coast-to-Coast accessory passenger seat bases P/N 708 001 833 included in P/N kit 219 400 602 for Can-Am Spyder F3 series and is conducting a safety recall.


What is the potential problem?

The pillion switch is not activated when a passenger is on the seat. This situation may result in a loss of control and possibly cause injuries or even death.


If you have questions or need assistance please visit www.can-am.brp.com or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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ELEVATED TEMPERATURE IN ENGINE COMPARTMENT

May 26th, 2015 (update of the February 26th 2015, posting)

Re: Elevated Temperature in Engine Compartment
 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Owner,

This notice is being sent to you following the interim notice sent in February 2015, in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic Motor Vehicle and Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Acts. BRP has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am models.

Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.


Which models are involved?

Can-Am Spyder RT roadster, model year 2013.


What is the potential problem?

Under very hot ambient conditions and low speed riding, the temperature in the engine compartment may rise and thereby increase the risk of a skin burn or a vehicle fire. 


To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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SKI-DOO® AND CAN-AM® CHILDREN HOODIES SAFETY RECALL

December 18th, 2014

Re: Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® Children Hoodies Safety Recall


Dear Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® Dealer,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the United States Consumer Product Safety Act.


Which items are involved?

Children sweatshirt from age 2 to 12 identified to the brand Ski-Doo and Can-Am, in different models and colors.
 

What is the potential problem?

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has determined that hoodies with a drawstring around the neck area pose a strangulation hazard to children. Drawstrings can become entangled or caught on playground slides, hand rails, school bus doors or other moving objects, posing a significant strangulation and/or entanglement hazard to children. 
 

If you have questions or need assistance please visit www.ski-doo.com or www.can-am.brp.com or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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LITHIUM-ON RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES FOR HEATED GLOVES DUE TO FIRE HAZARD

February 25th, 2014

Re: Lithium-on Rechargeable Batteries for Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard


Dear Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® Dealer,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Act and other applicable laws. 

In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, BRP is conducting a voluntary safety recall on HEATED GLOVES (P/N 446248 and 446247) and 2 LITHIUM-ION RECHARGEABLE BATTERIES (P/N 488058) sold under the Ski-Doo or Can-Am brand. Our records indicate that you have purchased at least one of these products.
 

Which items are involved?

Heated gloves and 2 lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.
 

What is the potential problem?

While charging, the lithium-ion rechargeable battery packs can overheat and pose a fire hazard.

Please discontinue use immediately.
 

If you have questions or need assistance please visit www.ski-doo.com or www.can-am.brp.com or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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TANDEM MASTER CYLINDER MANIFOLD INLET - FIRE HAZARD

August 30th, 2013

Re: Tandem Master Cylinder Manifold Inlet - Fire Hazard


Dear Can-Am On-Road® Owner,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain roadster models and are conducting a safety recall as specified in the attached Safety Campaign Bulletin.

Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.


Which models are involved?

Can-Am Spyder ST™ series and RT™ series roadsters, model year 2013.


What is the potential problem?

Under some riding conditions, the tandem master cylinder manifold inlet may melt and cause brake fluid dripping onto a heat source which may lead to a vehicle fire.
 

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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FUEL VAPOR CANISTER VENT HOSE INSPECTION / REPLACEMENT

December 21th, 2012

Re: Fuel Vapor Canister Vent Hose Inspection / Replacement

 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Owner,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am Roadster models and are conducting a safety recall. Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.


Which models are involved?

Can-Am Roadster 2008 to 2010 (Spyder GS and RS Series).
 

What is the potential problem?

In some circumstances, fuel vapors may exit the fuel vapor canister vent hose in the enclosed engine compartment. Fuel vapors in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.


To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

     

     

     

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    FUEL CAP REPLACEMENT

     

     

    December 21th, 2012

    Re: Fuel Cap Replacement
     

    Dear Can-Am On-Road® Owner,

    This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Environment Canada. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am Roadster models and are conducting a safety recall.  


    Which models are involved?

    Can-Am Roadster model year 2008 to 2012.


    What is the potential problem?

    The fuel cap may not seal properly with the fuel tank filler neck. Fuel vapors in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

     

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    BRAKE PEDAL CONNECTING ROD PINS REPLACEMENT

     

     

    April 17th, 2012

    Re: Brake Pedal Connecting Rod Pins Replacement


    Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor, 

    This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. ("BRP") have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am Spyder roadsters models and are conducting a safety recall. 


    Which models are involved?

    Model Model Year Spyder RT Series 2010.
     

    What is the potential problem?

    A pin securing the brake pedal connecting rod could disengage and eventually fall off. This could cause a total loss of main brake function without prior warning. This condition may increase the risk of a crash possibly resulting in injury or death.
     

    To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

     

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FUEL CAP REPLACEMENT

December 21th, 2012

Re: Fuel Cap Replacement
 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Owner,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Environment Canada. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am Roadster models and are conducting a safety recall.  


Which models are involved?

Can-Am Roadster model year 2008 to 2012.


What is the potential problem?

The fuel cap may not seal properly with the fuel tank filler neck. Fuel vapors in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
 

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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BRAKE PEDAL CONNECTING ROD PINS REPLACEMENT

April 17th, 2012

Re: Brake Pedal Connecting Rod Pins Replacement


Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor, 

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. ("BRP") have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain Can-Am Spyder roadsters models and are conducting a safety recall. 


Which models are involved?

Model Model Year Spyder RT Series 2010.
 

What is the potential problem?

A pin securing the brake pedal connecting rod could disengage and eventually fall off. This could cause a total loss of main brake function without prior warning. This condition may increase the risk of a crash possibly resulting in injury or death.
 

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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REVERSE ACTUATOR

February 9th, 2011

Re: Reverse Actuator

 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on certain roadster models and are conducting a voluntary safety recall as specified in the attached Safety Campaign Bulletin.
 

Which models are involved?

Can-AmTM SpyderTM RT SM5 roadster.
 

What is the potential problem?

While downshifting, it may be possible to inadvertently engage reverse without depressing the reverse button, due to a defective reverse actuator cable. If this happens while vehicle is moving forward, the rear wheel could lock and the engine could stall. If this happens while vehicle is stopped or moving forward, vehicle could back up. This condition may increase the risk of a crash possibly resulting in injury or death.


To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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DYNAMIC POWER STEERING (DPS) UNIT REPLACEMENT

September 7th, 2010 (update of July 17th 2009)

Re: Dynamic Power Steering (DPS) Unit Replacement

 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain Can-Am Roadster models and are conducting a voluntary safety recall as specified in the attached Safety Campaign Bulletin.
 

What is the potential problem?

A situation may occur where you may need to exert a force greater than expected to initiate the turning of the steering handlebar of your vehicle in order to correct its trajectory. At this increased level of force the handlebar may be turned more than you had intended. If this occurs you may steer your vehicle out of lane which increases the possibility of a crash with other traffic or of a drive off the road.


To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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SE5 CLUTCH STICKING ENGAGED

June 7th, 2010

Re: SE5 Clutch Sticking Engaged

 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect exists on certain MY2010 Can-Am Spyder Roadster RS SE5 and RT SE5 models and are conducting a voluntary safety recall as specified in the attached Safety Campaign Bulletin.


Which models are involved?

MY2010 Can-Am Spyder Roadster RS SE5 and RT SE5 models.
 

What is the potential problem?

When bringing a vehicle equipped with the SE5 semi-automatic transmission to a full stop, the clutch may remain engaged stalling the engine. Once the engine is stalled, it could be impossible to re-start and the rear wheel could be blocked. If this happens, it may be impracticable to push the vehicle off the roadway increasing the risk of a crash possibly resulting in injury or death.
 

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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IGNITION SWITCH CONNECTOR AND IGNITION SWITCH HARNESS ROUTING

December 18th, 2009

Re: Ignition Switch Connector and Ignition Switch Harness Routing

 

Dear Can-Am On-Road® Dealer / Distributor,

This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act and other applicable laws. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. (“BRP“) have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain Can-Am SpyderTM Roadster models and are conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain Can-Am Spyder Roadster models as specified in the attached Safety Campaign Bulletin.
 

Which models are involved?

2010 RTSM5 and SE5.
 

What is the potential problem?

The connector on the key switch harness may not be locked and the ignition switch harness may be routed too tight. In some situations, the connector may unplug. If this occurs, the vehicle may stall without warning and could potentially cause a crash.
 

To confirm that your VIN (Vehicle identification Number) is affected, contact your authorized Can-Am On-Road dealer or BRP at 1-888-272-9222 between 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern time 7 days a week.

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  • CAN-AM RYKER - WHEEL NUT MAY CRACK

    All serial numbers of model year 2019 and specific serial numbers of 2020 Can-Am Ryker.

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  • CAN-AM® RYKER - POSSIBLE FRONT WHEEL LOSS

    Some specific serial numbers of model year 2020 Can-Am Ryker.

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  • CAN-AM SPYDER RT – EMERGENCY BRAKING SITUATION: POSSIBLE SUDDEN LOSS OF BRAKE

    Specific serial numbers of model year 2020 Can-Am Spyder RT.

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  • Can-Am RT Elevated Temperature in engine compartment

    Can-Am Spyder RT 3 wheel motorcycle, model year 2013.

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  • BRP Recalls Ski-Doo® and Can-Am® Lithium-ion Rechargeable Batteries and Heated Gloves Due to Fire Hazard

     Lithium-ion rechargeable battery packs.

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  • Safety recall on Can-Am Spyder fuel cap

    Can-Am On-Road.

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  • Safety recall on Can-Am fuel vapor canister vent hose

    Can-Am fuel vapor canister vent hose.

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  • Safety recall on Can-Am Spyder Tandem master cylinder manifold inlet.

    Can-Am Spyder ST series and RT series 3 wheel motorcycle, model year 2013.

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  • Can-Am® Spyder roadster RT, model year 2017

    Can-Am Spyder RT, model year 2017.

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  • Safety recall on Can-Am Brake Pedal Connecting Rod Pins

    Spyder RT Series 2010.

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