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Have you had your frame Check

  • Dealer checked and confirmed "frame crack"

    Votes: 10 6.0%
  • I checked and "frame is cracked"

    Votes: 32 19.3%
  • Frame was checked and is OK.

    Votes: 67 40.4%
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    Votes: 57 34.3%

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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Hey guys with 2012 Gen2 Outlanders and Renegades!

A weak spot has shown up in these new Gen2 frames, The support for the DPS and upper A-arms where it ties in to the frame in the front, behind the rad. Cracks have started to form on the frame due to the stress caused by flexing.

Check your rides to make sure they're not cracked!
Mine is cracked both sides!

I found them after reading about it in another forum.
The pictures below my picture are from the member of the other forum.

Here's a picture of my frame:


Here's pictures of of the other guys quad:



Here's a video of the cracks on my bike:



UPDATE:

Cracks forming on the front of those tubings:






ANOTHER UPDATE:

Here's the bracket that BRP came up with:
You decide what you think.
Picture originally posted 07/06/12
 

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Discussion Starter #2 (Edited)
I'm tearing her down tomorrow for an immediate fix and gussets to stiffen it all up.
I'll post what I did when I'm done!
I'm actually pumped to do this!:yahoo:
 

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have you talked to BRP about it?
 

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have you talked to BRP about it?
No I just found them. I don't think I'll waste my time with BRP. What are they going to do, certainly not change the frame! Lol
I'll just beef it up so I can pound the living daylights out of this thing. lol

Maybe the 2013 bikes will be upgraded but us 2012 owners are the guinea pigs.
 

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Well that sucks.
 

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Please contact them, thats how they can find out about a problem and help others.
 

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My buddy's 2012 Renegade XXC 1000 is cracked in the same place!
 

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I went to the dealership and got the ball rolling. We'll see what happens, I'm pushing for a new frame. They better do something! It's only 5 months old and I paid 16,000$ for this thing. I'll keep you all posted.
 

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just checked my outty an no cracks yet...
 

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Here's a video of the cracks:
 

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Thanks for sharing renelander. Was the bike acting different or you just happened to inspect it?
It didn't feel any different, It was because I read another post about it and I decided to check and sadly it was cracked too! We checked my buddy's XXC 1000 and his is also cracked. So it's not a one time thing and his bike is stock.
 

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That is F'd up. After all the issues with the G1 frames you would think that these G2 frames would be bullet proof. Nope!

Renelander I hope BRP steps up to the plate for you and your buddy! I get the feeling this is not an isolated case.
 

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i second telling BRP that way they can come up with a fix.
 

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Discussion Starter #19 (Edited)
Both mine and my buddy's quad are going to the dealership on Monday, I'll share the results.
 

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Thats crazy maybe a frame redesign in the very near future. Wonder why it broke so easily?
That's a good one, because Can Am is so good about quickly fixing problems. How long did it take get the flawed G1 frame modified? They will do what they always do, blame it on the owner, while they continue to market their XXC machines as ready to race right off the showroom floor!
 
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