BRP’s NHTSA Recall of certain Can Am Spyder RT motorcycles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 23, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Low Beam may Shine Too High/FMVSS 108

If the headlight beam is too high, oncoming traffic may be blinded by the glare, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V318000

Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 94

Make Model Model Year(s)
CAN-AM SPYDER RT 2017

Summary: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain 2017 Can Am Spyder RT motorcycles. Due to a manufacturing error within the headlight assembly, the headlight may shine too high when on the low beam setting. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and associated Equipment.”

Remedy: BRP will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective headlights, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact BRP customer service at 1-888-272-9222.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.

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