Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Loss of Steering Control
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: 2009 Model Year FX10 Snowmobiles
Units: About 2,500
Distributor: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.
Hazard: A bolt in the right front A arm can loosen in the suspension/steering system, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control. This poses a risk of injury or death to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recall involves the 2009 FX10 snowmobiles. The following models are affected by this recall:
Model Name Model Number FX Nytro FX10Y FX Nytro XTX FX10XTY FX Nytro RTX FX10RTRY FX Nytro MTX FX10MTRY FX Nytro RTX SE FX10RTRSY Sold by: Yamaha dealers nationwide from June 2008 through January 2010 for between $10,000 and $11,000.
Manufactured in: Japan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact an authorized Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners were sent direct mail notification of this recall.
Consumer Contact: For additional information and to locate a Yamaha snowmobile dealer, contact Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 any time or visit the firms Web site at www.yamaha-motor.com
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