Recall: Yamaha SRViper snowmobiles
On 2015-06-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Yamaha SRViper snowmobiles due to a potential injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in February 2015 for about $13000 to $14100.
About 200 units are involved in this Yamaha snowmobile recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Snowmobiles category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 300,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 962-7926
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What is the problem?
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.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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.
These items were sold new+ at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from February 2015 through April 2015 for between $13,000 and $14,100.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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.
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.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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