Self-ignition of the Can-Am Spyder from 2008 to 2014

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Wingedwheelblog.com | The US Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday’s reports on the fires of two Can-Am Spyders were not related to the three previous recalls of the vehicle.

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BRP Can-Am Spyder is a product of BRP: Bombardier Recreational Products Inc of Canada. Wingedwheelblog.com

Safety Management Agency DETROIT-USA is investigating two reports of the fire by Can-Am Spyder (three-wheeled motorcycle). The investigation included about 52,000 Can-Am Spyder from 2008 to 2014 model year. A Spyder caught itself on fire and was completely burned down last month while being controlled by an officer in Morgantown, West Virginia. And another Can-Am Spyder ignited itself in California’s Mojave Desert. (Moto Saigon)

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Fire of Can-Am Spyder in 2013. Wingedwheelblog.com

In the July 23 complaint sent to the NHTSA, Police at Morgantown said an officer was driving the Spyder on the street and he felt the heat rising from below the car, the officer saw the fire. emitted from the engine and immediately pulled over to the side of the road, within seconds the Spyder was completely engulfed in flames, the fire also caused 2 nearby trees to burn.

The complaint contained the results of an inspection by the Fire Department and a mechanic in the city, identifying the fuel system as the source of the Spyder’s fire. No one was injured in the two fires but the policeman’s Can-Am Spyder was completely burned down.

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Three Spyder recalls in 2012 and 2013, all related to the risk of the vehicle’s fire. Last year, the company recalled about 8,200 Spyders because a brake fluid leak could cause a fire.

In 2012, BRP Company recalled about 34,000 units because fuel vapors could be leaked due to the not-fitting gas cap and BRP also recalled 9600 units because the fuel vapor could escape a vent pipe in the dynamic compartment. muscle.

Safety agency will investigate the specific cause of the spontaneous fires of 2 Spyders. Investigation results may lead to recall of BRP manufactured Spyders.

With Motosaigon (MOS), watch a clip of a Can-Am Spyder igniting itself

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