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Motorcycle Recall - Can-Am Motorcycles Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID:  12V582000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Filler Pipe and Cap
Manufacturer:  Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
Recall Date: 12/12/2012
Potential Number of Units Affected: 33,700
Defect Summary:
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain model year 2008-2012 Can-Am Spyder GS, RS, and RT series vehicles. The fuel cap may not fit onto the fuel tank filler neck, preventing it from sealing properly.
Consequence Summary:
If the fuel cap does not seal properly, it may leak fuel vapors. Fuel vapors in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire and personal injury.
Corrective Summary:
BRP will notify owners and send them a replacement fuel cap, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in mid-January 2013. Owners may contact BRP at 1-888-638-5397.

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