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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - BRP Can-Am Spyder F-3 Accessory Passenger Seat

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  16E061000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
Recall Date: 07/11/2016
Potential Number of Units Affected: 111
Defect Summary:
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain Coast to Coast accessory passenger seats, manufactured November 18, 2015, to April 4, 2016, and sold for use on Can-Am Spyder F3-series motorcycles. When a passenger is sitting on the accessory seat, the seat may not activate a switch that changes the vehicle stability system to compensate for a passenger being on board.
Consequence Summary:
If the vehicle stability system is not altered, the operator may lose control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
BRP has notified owners, and dealers will modify the seat to correct the issue, free of charge. The recall began July 22, 2016. Owners may contact BRP customer service at 1-888-272-9222.

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