Report Receipt Date: July 11, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16E061000 Component(s): Seats Potential Number of Units Affected: 111 Manufacturer: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
THE RECALL:Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP) is recalling certain Coast to Coast accessory passenger seats, manufactured from November 18, 2015, to April 4, 2016, and sold for use on Can-Am Spyder F3-series three-wheeled motorcycles. When a passenger is sitting on the accessory seat, the seat may not activate the pillion switch that changes the vehicle stability system to compensate for a passenger being on board.
WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the vehicle stability system is not altered, the operator may lose control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
THE FIX: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.
MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.