Can-Am® Spyder® Roadster - Tandem Master Cylinder Manifold Inlet - Fire Hazard
Dear Can-Am Roadster 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 roadster models and are conducting a safety recall.
Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.
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.
Which models are involved?
Can-Am Spyder STTM series and RTTM series roadsters, model year 2013.
What should you do?
Call an authorized BRP Can-Am Roadster dealer and make an appointment to have your vehicle repaired. The solution is the installation of reflecting heat shields and heat deflector. This repair should take approximately 1 hour to complete. The dealer will perform this work at no charge to you. If you had this repair before you receive this letter, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement for the cost of obtaining a pre-notification remedy of the problem associated with this recall.
What to do if you feel this notice is an error?
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 in this notice is incorrect, please contact BRP at your earliest convenience.
For US residents only
If you believe that the dealer or BRP has failed or is unable to remedy the defect within a reasonable time, you may submit a complaint to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E. Washington, D.C. 20590, or call the toll free Auto Safety Hot Line at 1- 888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. If you are a vehicle lessor, federal law requires that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice to the lessee within ten days.
If you have questions, need assistance, or to find the nearest authorized BRP Can-am Roadster dealer:
• Visit www.can-am.brp.com
• In the US and Canada: 1-888-638-5397
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time Monday to Thursday,
10:30 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time Friday
Your continued satisfaction with your roadster is important to us. Please understand that we have taken this action in the interest of your safety and your vehicle's proper operation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.
After-Sales Service Department,
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.