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I bought a used SM-5 (PE 2642) with about 1300 miles on it. I put a few thousand miles on it when I suddenly received a Check Engine-DPS fault light warning. I wasn't experiencing any steering problems, however.

Then I got out on the interstate and up to highway speed. The VSS fault light then came home, and shortly thereafter the motorcycle switched into "Limp Home" Mode.

I was able to get back home on the interstate by the following method: I turned off the engine. I restarted, and ignoring the Check Engine-DPS fault light warning, I would drive at highway speed for about one or two minutes before the same VSS light would come on, followed by the Limp Home mode.

Anyone have this problem before?
 

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It's killing me, with this great weather weekend, to be without my Spyder. It's like being denied happiness.
It's in the shop, but I now have to wait until they can get to it, and run through electronic diagnostics suggested by Can-Am.
Any insight that might help Service would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Local Can-Am dealer's service department can't seem to find the time to get to it. Supposedly, Can-Am has a series of diagnostic checks on various electronic relays and components. I'll post results if I ever get any.
 

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It's killing me, with this great weather weekend, to be without my Spyder. It's like being denied happiness.
It's in the shop, but I now have to wait until they can get to it, and run through electronic diagnostics suggested by Can-Am.
Any insight that might help Service would be greatly appreciated.
Ive had the limp home mode when the Spyder was on a jack, doing a belt tension and alignment. The rear wheel was turning, the fronts not. How is the clearance on your wheel sensors? Hope its something simple for you:confused:
 

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Having tried everything, we've concluded it's just a bad DPS unit on this premier edition of the SM-5. At least the Spyder is still under warranty, and Can-Am is sending a new DPS unit to be installed. A couple of weeks . . .
Sure is a beautiful day for a ride!
 
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