Yamaha Recalls SRViper Snowmobiles Due to Injury, Death Hazard


The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for select Yamaha SRViper snowmobiles.

Hazard: The brake line and its components can come in contact with the clutch causing the brakes to fail, posing a risk of injury or death.

Consumer Contact: Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Alerts” at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 200

Description: This recall involves the 2015 SRViper L-TX (Model name SR10LSFO) and the 2015 SRViper M-TX 162 LE (Model name SR10M62LFO) snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles are blue and orange. The model name is on the left and right side of the fuel tank cowling. SRViper and Yamaha are printed on the side of the snowmobiles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot well. The letter F in the 10th position of the VIN indicates that the unit was made in the 2015 model year.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Sold at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from February 2015 through April 2015 for  between $13,000 and $14,100.

Manufacturer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured in United States.

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