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Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Crash and Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)

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
Snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargersAbout 400
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.
Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.
Recall Date:    Jan 12, 2017
The firm has received 40 reports of engine damage due to the turbocharge overboost. No injuries have been reported.
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Recall ID:    7955
Last Published:    Jan 12, 2017
Official Site:    Link


RecallMe Number:    17727
RecallMe Status:    Announced