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CAN-AM SSV

PRE-DELIVERY
BULLETIN

October, 2015

Subject: Pre-delivery Inspection Can-Am Defender


Series

No.

2016-8

REVISION 4
March, 2016

UNDERLINE TEXT(S) BETWEEN ARROWS IS (ARE) ADDED ELEMENT(S) TO THE PREVIOUS PUBLICATION.

YEAR

MODELS

MODEL NUMBERS

2016

Base, DPS, and XT

All

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page

IMPORTANT NOTICE .......................

UNCRATING THE VEHICLE ...............

Disassembling the Crate ......................


Removing the Vehicle from the Crate .......
Disposing of the Crate .........................

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3
4

PROCEDURES................................

Preparation ...................................... 4
Installing Front Shocks......................... 5
Installing Rear Wheels ......................... 5
Installing the Cage.............................. 5
Connecting the Battery ........................ 6
Installing the Seat Belts ....................... 7
Installing the Driver Seat Backrest (Applicable
Models) .......................................... 7
Securing the Rear Bulkhead .................. 8
Installing the Headrests ....................... 8
Installing Side Nets............................. 8
Installing Roof (Applicable Models) .......... 8
Installing Previously Removed Body Panels 9
Installing the Accessories ..................... 10
Installing the Vehicle Decals .................. 10

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Doing All Recalls and All Other Modifications
Requested by BRP ............................. 10

B.U.D.S. PROGRAMMING ................. 10


Diagnostic Connector Location ...............
Connecting the PC to the Vehicle ............
Establishing the Communication With
B.U.D.S...........................................
Saving Changes and Exiting the B.U.D.S.
Session...........................................

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ADJUSTING THE SUSPENSION ......... 13


FINAL INSPECTION ......................... 13
Cleaning the Vehicle............................ 13
Delivery To Customer .......................... 13

FLUIDS......................................... 10
SET-UP......................................... 10
Tire Pressure .................................... 10
Removing the Protective Materials .......... 10
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2016 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. All rights reserved.
and the BRP logo are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates.

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UNCRATING THE VEHICLE

IMPORTANT NOTICE
This bulletin must be used in conjunction with the check list enclosed in the bag with the OPERATORS

GUIDE. Make sure that PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST is completed and signed.

IMPORTANT
To obtain warranty coverage, pre delivery procedures must be performed by an authorized BRP Can-Am
dealer/distributor. Apply all necessary torques as indicated.

NOTE: The information and components/system descriptions contained in this document are correct at
the time of publication. BRP however, maintains a policy of continuous improvement of its products without imposing upon itself any obligation to install them on products previously manufactured.

Due to late changes, there might be some differences between the manufactured product and the descriptions and/or specifications in this document. BRP reserves the right at any time to discontinue or
change specifications, designs, features, models or equipment without incurring obligation.
The illustrations in this document show the typical construction of the different assemblies and may not
reproduce the full detail or exact shape of the parts. However, they represent parts that have the same
or similar function.

The content of this bulletin is designed as a guideline only. All mechanics performing pre-delivery
procedures should have attended the current model year service training.
Further information or inquiries should be directed to your service representative and/or specific
SHOP MANUAL sections.
Please complete the PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST for each vehicle and retain a customer-signed
copy.
Make sure the customer receives the OPERATORS GUIDE, PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST signed copy
and SAFETY DVD.

WARNING
Torque wrench tightening specifications must be strictly adhered to. Where specified, install new
locking devices (e.g. lock tabs, elastic stop nuts). If the efficiency of a locking device is impaired,
it must be renewed.

UNCRATING THE VEHICLE


Disassembling the Crate
1. Carefully lay crate on its bottom.

2. Remove all screws retaining crate top to sidewalls.

NOTICE Allowing crate to drop may cause serious damage to vehicle.

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UNCRATING THE VEHICLE

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3. Remove top of crate.


4. Remove screws securing sidewalls to crate
base.
5. Unscrew sidewalls one at the time.

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2. Remove front cage from vehicle.

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6. Remove all protective wrapping.

3. Remove rear cage from crate.

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1. Protective wrapping

4. Cut and remove all straps.

Removing the Vehicle from the


Crate
1.
If applicable, remove roof from rear cage section,
keep plates and screws.

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PROCEDURES

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TYPICAL STRAP

5. Install rear wheels. Refer to INSTALLING REAR


WHEELS.
6. Lower wheels onto 2x6 planks.
7. Raise and lower front wheels onto 2x6 planks.
8. Push vehicle off crate.

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2. Open front service cover.


2.1 Pull towards front of vehicle to release.

Disposing of the Crate


This crate is designed to be disassembled easily
in order to be stacked with very low height or to
be disposed as per environmental regulations.
1. Pull canvas off top and sidewall wood structures.
2. Stack or dispose as per local environmental regulations.

PROCEDURES
Unless otherwise indicated, follow the order in
which the procedures are presented. Skip any
procedures that do not apply to the model you
are working on.

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Preparation
1. Remove panels.

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3. Remove front both fenders.

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PROCEDURES

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Installing Front Shocks


1. Raise front of vehicle with jack under skid plate.
2. Remove and discard upper shock bolt on firewall.

Installing the Cage


Do not tighten cage screws until all of them are
installed.
1. Install rear cage section.
NOTE: Use the "yellow zinc" M10 retaining nuts
for cage until indicated otherwise.

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3. Lift front of vehicle and install shock on frame.

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Observe proper screw orientation in image.

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Installing Rear Wheels


1. Raise rear of vehicle.
2. Clean brake discs with approved XPS brake
cleaner.
3. Install wheels.

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2. Loosely position front cage section and fasteners. Observe proper screw orientation in image.

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PROCEDURES

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3. Rotate front cage section in to position.

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4. Tighten all cage screws.


TIGHTENING TORQUE
All M10 Cage Screws

67.5 Nm 2.5 Nm
(50 lbfft 2 lbfft)

Connecting the Battery


1. Raise passenger seat.

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Observe proper screw orientation in image.

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2. Remove storage box, if equipped.

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Use the black retaining nuts. Observe proper


screw orientation in image.

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3. Remove battery cover.

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NOTE: The battery should be connected only

3. Install top seat belt anchors.

when properly activated and charged.


Refer to the CAN-AM SIDE-BY-SIDE VEHICLES

BATTERIES ACTIVATION, CHARGING AND


MAINTENANCE BULLETIN and to instructions
notice attached to battery for proper activating, charging and maintenance procedure.

7/16 x 20
64.5 6.5Nm

7/16 x 20
64.5 6.5Nm
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4. Install center seat belt retractor.

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Installing the Seat Belts


1. Remove passenger backrest.

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Installing the Driver Seat


Backrest (Applicable Models)
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1. Slide seat to front position.

2. Fold down center seat.

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PROCEDURES

Installing Side Nets

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Securing the Rear Bulkhead


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Side nets are adjustable and must be kept as tight


as possible. To adjust side nets proceed as follows:
1. Secure side net with buckle.
2. Pull on four adjustment straps to tighten.

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NOTE: Ensure air intake hose is not deformed.

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Installing Roof (Applicable


Models)

Installing the Headrests

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Installing Previously Removed


Body Panels

Reuse screws.

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WARNING

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Failure to properly install the roof may lead


to roof flying off the vehicle while riding or
transporting the vehicle.

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B.U.D.S. PROGRAMMING

FLUIDS
Check/fill fluid levels according to the PREDELIVERY CHECK LIST. Procedures are available in
the MAINTENANCE section of the OPERATOR'S
GUIDE or SHOP MANUAL.

SET-UP
Check items according to the PREDELIVERY

CHECK LIST.
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Tire Pressure
TIRE PRESSURE
Front

97 kPa (14 PSI)

Rear

124 kPa (18 PSI)

Removing the Protective


Materials
Ensure that all protective materials are removed
from vehicle.

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Doing All Recalls and All Other


Modifications Requested by
BRP
Search the unit's serial # in the KNOWLEDGE

CENTER.
Complete applicable recall or factory-directed
modification.

B.U.D.S. PROGRAMMING
Diagnostic Connector Location
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Installing the Accessories


1. Install accessories (if any) as per their installation instructions (included in each kit).
2. Install any other equipment required by law (if
any).

Installing the Vehicle Decals


1. Install decals on vehicle according to customer
country language and local legislation.
2. Ensure that the new decals are installed at the
same location and over the factory installed decals.

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B.U.D.S. PROGRAMMING

Connecting the PC to the


Vehicle
REQUIRED TOOLS
DIAGNOSTIC CABLE
(P/N 710 000 851)
MPI-2 INTERFACE CARD
(P/N 529 036 018)
or
MPI-3 INTERFACE
CARD (P/N 529 036 353)

1. Locate the 6-pin diagnostic connector, refer to


DIAGNOSTIC CONNECTOR LOCATION.
2. Disconnect the 6-pin diagnostic connector from
its holder (protective cap).
3. Connect one end of the MPI-2 or MPI-3 diagnostic cable to the vehicle connector.
4. Connect the other end of diagnostic cable to the
MPI-2 or MPI-3 interface card.

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DIAGNOSTIC CABLE CONNECTED TO MPI-2 INTERFACE CARD

NOTE: An optional MALE-FEMALE EXTENSION SERIAL CABLE (P/N DB9) available at electronic retail

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MPI-2 INTERFACE CARD CONNECTED TO USB PORT

Establishing the
Communication With B.U.D.S.
Before beginning, find the latest version available
on Knowledge Center and compare it with the one
installed on the PC. If necessary, download and
install the latest version.
1. Connect the PC to vehicle.
2. Using one of the provided ignition keys, activate the electrical system by turning the ignition switch to ON position. DO NOT start the
engine.
3. Start B.U.D.S. and logon.
4. Wait during detection setup.
5. Ensure the status bar shows the Kw2000 protocol and the appropriate number of modules to
its right according to the vehicle model.

outlets can be used between diagnostic cable and


MPI-2 or MPI-3 interface. Do not exceed 7.6 m
(25 ft).

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TYPICAL - SUCCESSFUL CONNECTION


1. Connection protocol
2. Number of modules read

6. Click the Read Data button.

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OPTIONAL MALE-FEMALE EXTENSION SERIAL CABLE

5. Connect the MPI-2 or MPI-3 interface card to


the USB port of a PC (personal computer).

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B.U.D.S. PROGRAMMING
NOTE: After you are finished typing the name,

B.U.D.S. automatically updates the Delivery Date


on the screen.

Resetting the Trip Hours and the Trip


Distance

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1. Select the VEHICLE tab.


2. Click on the RESET TRIP buttons to reset the
information.

B.U.D.S. is now ready for edition, programming


and for diagnostics.

Entering the Customer's Name


When starting the vehicle, the multifunction display will show the name of the customer.
To set the customer name in the multifunction display:
1. Click on the VEHICLE tab to open the vehicle
information page.
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RESET TRIP BUTTONS

NOTE: It can also be done directly on the info-cen-

ter, using the selector button.

Selecting the Language and the


Speedometer Reading

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VEHICLE TAB

2. Type the name of the customer.

Gauge settings can be changed to accommodate


the owner preferences:
Language (English, French, Spanish, Dutch,
etc.)
Units (Miles or Kilometers)
Time clock (12hr or 24hr)
1. Select SETTING tab and CLUSTER page.
2. Modify the selections in accordance with the
owner preferences.

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3. Click on WRITE DATA to save the information


in the ECM.
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1. Language
2. Units
3. Time clock

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FINAL INSPECTION

Checking for Fault Codes

FINAL INSPECTION

Click on FAULT tab and check if there are active


faults.
If so, service vehicle then clear all occurred
faults.

Using the PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST, verify all


items indicate under FINAL INSPECTION.

NOTICE After a problem has been solved,


ensure to clear the fault(s) in the ECM. This
will properly reset the appropriate counter(s).
This will also records that the problem has
been fixed in the ECM memory.

1. Wash and dry the vehicle.

Saving Changes and Exiting the


B.U.D.S. Session
1. Click on WRITE DATA button to transfer new
settings and information to the ECM.

Cleaning the Vehicle


NOTICE Never use a high pressure washer to

clean the vehicle. USE LOW PRESSURE ONLY


(like a garden hose). The high pressure can
cause electrical or mechanical damages.
2. Remove any dirt.
3. Clean vinyl and plastic parts, using a chamois, a
flannel cloth or a microfiber cloth with XPS All
Purpose Cleaner.
NOTICE It is necessary to use a chamois, a

flannel cloth or a microfiber cloth on plastic


parts to avoid damaging surfaces. Never clean
plastic parts with strong detergent, degreasing
agent, paint thinner, acetone, products containing chlorine, etc.
4. Clean the entire vehicle, including metallic
parts, with XPS ATV wash.
5. Painted parts which are damaged should be
properly repainted to prevent rust.
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WRITE DATA BUTTON

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2. Click on EXIT button to end session.


3. Disconnect all cables and hardware from vehicle.
4. Ensure to reinstall the connector into its housing.

Before Delivery of the Vehicle


Complete the PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST.
The customer must read and sign the PRE-DELIVERY CHECK LIST.
Give OPERATORS GUIDE and SAFETY DVD to

ADJUSTING THE
SUSPENSION

customer.
Any person who rides this vehicle should read and
understand all the information given on hang tag
and safety labels before riding.

The choice of suspension adjustments vary with


vehicle load, personal preference, riding speed
and terrain condition. Refer to appropriate shop
manual for complete adjustment procedures.

WARNING
Suspension adjustment could affect vehicle
handling. Always take time to familiarize
yourself with the vehicle behavior after any
suspension adjustment has been made.
Refer to the OPERATOR'S GUIDE or SHOP MANUAL for factory settings and procedures.

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