Can-am Roadster Spyder Rt Se5

Model Roadster Spyder Rt Se5 made by Can-am got 10 consumer complains as well as 2 recalls. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to service brakes, hydraulic and steering. There were some recalls concerningengine and engine cooling and power train.

Model 2010


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
09V473000BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC.from 10/13/2009 to 10/28/2009V (Vehicle)10812/18/2009MFRBOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC.12/14/200912/14/2009
Defect SummaryBombardier recreational products, inc. (brp) is recalling model year 2010 roadster spyder rt sm5 and se5 motorcycles manufactured between october 13 and october 30, 2009. the connector on the key switch harness may not be locked and the ignition switch harness may be routed too tight. in some situations, the connector may unplug.
Consequence SummaryIf this occurs, the vehicle may stall without warning and could potentially cause a crash.
Corrective SummaryBrp will notify owners and authorized dealers will inspect to ensure that the connector is locked and that the ignition switch harness is not routed too tight and correct the harness if needed free of charge. the safety recall began on december 18, 2009. owners may contact brp at 1-888-638-5397 or 1-819-566-3366.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to .
Defect SummaryBrp is recalling certain model year 2010 spyder rs se5 2nd series and rt se5 roadsters. when bringing a vehicle equipped with the se5 semi-automatic transmission to a full stop, the clutch may remain engaged stalling the engine. once the engine is stalled, it could be impossible to re-start and the rear wheel could be blocked.
Consequence SummaryIf this happens, the vehicle may not be able to be pushed off the roadway increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryBrp will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. the manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a notification schedule. owners may contact brp at 1-888-638-5397.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to .

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Received a recall notice from bombardier recreational products on my 2010 can-am spyder rt se5 concerning possible brake failure. have called the dealer twice and they do not have the repair parts required. the dealer stated they have been waiting for at least 4 weeks for parts to make required repairs but have not received any. there is no expected date when the dealer will receive the parts. the recall letter states, this condition may increase the risk of a crash possibly resulting in injury or death. based on this warning i no longer ride my can-am spyder and the dealer can give me no assistance. what can i do to force bombardier recreational products to honor their recall?
 The power steering fails intermittantly with no warning. this renders control; of vehicle very difficult and could cause loss of ability to avoid an accident. factory has made attempts at fixing fault, but to no avail. owner is seeking factory buy-back under song-beverly consumer warranty act (california)