What's the Problem?
This recall affects Can-Am Ryker motorcycles from model year 2020, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
The front wheels on affected vehicles may have been improperly installed, potentially resulting in their separation from the motorcycle.
"Improper installation can allow the front wheel to separate from the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash," NHTSA said.
Bombardier is notifying owners and dealers will check the tightness of the front wheel and reinstall the red locking clip, free of charge.
This recall began on November 6, 2020.
Can-Am Ryker Class Action Lawsuit
Bombardier Recreational Products is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that some buyers of the 2022 Can-Am Ryker did not receive a promised anti-theft system.
The complaint says the Can-Am Rykers sold without Bombardier's digitally encoded security system (DESS) keys are easy to steal by use of “a simple magnet or any CanAm DESS key.”
According to the suit, Bombardier has blamed its failure to provide the advertised battery-less DESS keys on the “global chip shortage,” yet provided no information as to when buyers will receive the security feature.
The Can-Am DESS contains a pre-programmed chip that uses a radio frequency to signal the vehicle’s immobilizer to allow the engine to start. In the owner’s manual, buyers are informed that they will receive 2 DESS keys with their vehicle, according to the lawsuit.
However, “numerous purchasers” of the 2022 Can-Am Ryker did not receive a DESS with their vehicle, the complaint states. These buyers were not offered a discount when their Ryker did not come with the advertised security features.
The class action is seeking to include all persons in Pennsylvania, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Dakota, West Virginia, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Georgia, Kentucky, Iowa, and Alaska who bought a 2022 Can-Am Ryker during the statute of limitations.
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Do I Have a Can-Am Ryker Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at Schmidt & Clark, LLP law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Can-Am Ryker Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or another loved one was harmed by a recalled Can-Am motorcycle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.