Fuel Vapor Canister Vent Hose Inspection/Replacement
Dear Can-AmTM Roadster Owner,
This notice is being sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor
Vehicle Safety Act and the Canada Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
and BRP US Inc. ("BRP") have decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists on
certain Can-Am Roadster models and are conducting a safety recall.
Our records show that you own a potentially affected vehicle.
What is the potential problem?
In some circumstances, fuel vapors may exit the fuel vapor canister vent hose in the enclosed engine
compartment. Fuel vapors in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
What should you do?
Call an authorized BRP Can-Am Roadster dealer and make an appointment to have your fuel vapor
canister vent hose inspected and if required replaced and re-routed. This part replacement should take
less than one hour to complete. The dealer will perform this work at no charge to you. If you had this
hose repaired before you received this letter, you may be eligible to receive reimbursement for the cost
of obtaining a pre-notification remedy of the problem associated with this recall.
What to do if you feel this notice is an error?
This notice was mailed to you according to the most current information we have available. If you no
longer own this vehicle or some information in this notice is incorrect, please contact BRP at your
For US residents only
If you believe that the dealer or BRP has failed or is unable to remedy the defect within a reasonable
time, you may submit a complaint to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,
1200 New Jersey Avenue S.E. Washington, D.C. 20590, or call the toll free Auto Safety Hot Line at 1-
888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov. If you are a vehicle lessor,
federal law requires that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice
to the lessee within ten days.
If you have questions, need assistance, or to find the nearest authorized BRP Can-am Roadster
- Visit www.can-am.brp.com
- In the US and Canada: 1-888-638-5397
9:30 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time Monday to Thursday,
10:30 AM to 5:30 PM Eastern time Friday
Your continued satisfaction with your roadster is important to us. Please understand that we have taken
this action in the interest of your safety and your vehicle's proper operation. We apologize for any
inconvenience this may cause you.
Thank you for your immediate attention to this matter.
After-Sales Service Department,
Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.
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