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Home > Recalled Products > Motors (Sport & Utility Vehicles) > Motorsports & Riding > Snowmobiles > Yamaha Snowmobiles with Aftermarket Turbochargers

Recall: Yamaha Snowmobiles with Aftermarket Turbochargers


On 2017-01-12, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Yamaha Snowmobiles with Aftermarket Turbochargers due to a potential crash and fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $3300 to $14100.

About 400 units are involved in this Yamaha Motor U.S.A. snowmobile recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 2nd recall of products in the Snowmobiles category in 2017. Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls, involving about 400,000 product units.

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Yamaha Snowmobiles with Aftermarket Turbochargers
Image of Recalled Turbo unit from MPI Turbo Kit 290249
Image of Recalled SR10RDGB ( 230832
Image of Recalled SR10RSGR ( 983768
Image of Recalled SR10RLGL ( 517161
Image of Recalled SR10LDGR ( 848299
Image of Recalled SR10LSGR ( 919043
Image of Recalled SR10LLG ( 977051
Image of Recalled SR10SD37GR ( 249625
Image of Recalled SR10SD46GB ( 477194
Image of Recalled SR10XSGR ( 378207
Image of Recalled SR10XLGL ( 299103
Image of Recalled SR10MS41GR ( 491296
Image of Recalled SR10M53GB ( 321284
Image of Recalled SR10MS53GL ( 832641
Image of Recalled SR10ML53GW ( 089819
Image of Recalled SR10M62GR ( 639549
Image of Recalled SR10MS62GL ( 999029
Image of Recalled SR10ML62GW ( 751980
Note: The recalling company may not have provided images for every model. Please review the detailed description below.

Company Contact Information:

Phone: 800-962-7926

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What is the problem?

The turbocharger overboost can cause severe engine damage, posing crash and fire hazards to the user.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Yamaha model year 2016 SR10 "SRViper" snowmobiles that are equipped with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kit sold by Yamaha. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model name is printed on the left and right side of the front cowling. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and the model number are stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot-well. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year.

Model Model Number Colors
SRViper R-TX DX SR10RDGB, SR10RDGR Blue, Red/Black
SRViper R-TX SE SR10RSGL, SR10RSGR Blue, Red/White
SRViper R-TX LE SR10RLGL, SR10RLGW Blue, Red/White
SRViper L-TX DX SR10LDGB, SR10LDGR Black/Red, Black
SRViper L-TX SE SR10LSGL, SR10LSGR Blue, Red/White
SRViper L-TX LE SR10LLGW Blue, White/Red
SRViper S-TX DX 137 SR10SD37GR Black/Red
SRViper S-TX DX 146 SR10SD46GB Black
SRViper X-TX SE SR10XSGL, SR10XSGR Blue, Red/White
SRViper X-TX LE SR10XLGL, SR10XLGW White/Blue, White/Red
SRViper M-TX 141 SE SR10MS41GL, SR10MS41GR Blue, Red/White
SRViper M-TX 153 SR10M53GB, SR10M53GR Black, Red/White
SRViper M-TX 153 SE SR10MS53GL, SR10MS53GR Blue, Red/White
SRViper M-TX 153 LE SR10ML53GL, SR10ML53GW Blue, White/Red
SRViper M-TX 162 SR10M62GB, SR10M62GR Black, Red/Black
SRViper M-TX 162 SE SR10MS62GL, SR10MS62GR Blue, Red/White
SRViper M-TX 162 LE SR10ML62GL, SR10ML62GW Blue, White/Red

These items were sold new+ at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from August 2015 through April 2016 for between $12,800 and $14,100. The Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kits were sold as an after-market accessory at Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from March 2015 through September 2016 for about $3,300.

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 a local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at and click on "CPSC Alerts" for more information.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

The firm has received 40 reports of engine damage due to the turbocharge overboost. No injuries have been reported.

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