RECALL – BRP is Recalling 3259 Spyder RT Roadsters Due to Crash Hazard

 

April 16, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     CAN-AM / SPYDER RT 2010
Manufacturer: BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORP. Mfr’s Report Date: APR 10, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V159000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:CONTROLS:FOOT CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,259
Summary:
 BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC. (BRP) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 SPYDER RT ROADSTERS. A PIN SECURING THE BRAKE PEDAL CONNECTING ROD COULD DISENGAGE AND FALL OFF.
Consequence:
 IF THIS OCCURS, A TOTAL LOSS OF MAIN BRAKE FUNCTION COULD RESULT WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. THERE IS AN INCREASED RISK OF A CRASH POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
 BRP WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE PEDAL CONNECTING ROD PINS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE APRIL 16, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BRP AT 1-888-638-5397.
Notes:
 CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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