Yamaha Recalls Snowmobiles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

The snowmobile's fuel hose joint can leak during operation, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: September 04, 2014
Recall number: 14-751
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  • Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10R (“SRViper”)

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    Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10R (“SRViper”)

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10RXS (“SRViper RTX SE”) – Also available in Red

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    Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10RXS (“SRViper RTX SE”) – Also available in Red

  • Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10L (“SRViper LTX”)

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    Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10L (“SRViper LTX”)

  • Red and Black Yamaha 2014 model R10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Blue

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    Red and Black Yamaha 2014 model R10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Blue

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10XS (“SRViper XTX”) – Also available in Red

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    Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10XS (“SRViper XTX”) – Also available in Red

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2015 model SR 10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Red/White

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    Blue and White Yamaha 2015 model SR 10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Red/White

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Yamaha snowmobiles

Hazard:

Fuel hose joint can leak during operation, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and under the Sports tab, subcategory Snowmobile, click on Parts and Service, then Factory Modification Campaigns for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 2,520

Description

This recall involves model year 2014 SR10R (SRViper), SR10RXS (SRViper RTX SE), SR10L (SRViper LTX), SR10LS (SRViper LTX SE) and SR10XS (SRViper XTX) snowmobiles and model year 2015 SR10LS (SRViper LTX SE) snowmobiles. They were sold in a variety of red, black, blue and white color combinations. The VIN number is stamped on the tunnel near the right side footrest. The letter E in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2014 model year, and a letter F in the 10th position indicates that the unit was made in the 2015 model year. The model number can be found on the lower left and right cowling just below the word “YAMAHA.”

Incidents/Injuries

There have been four reports of fuel leakage. No injuries reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting its customers directly.

Sold at

Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from October 2013 through August 2014 for about $12,000 to $14,000.

Importer

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured in

United States

  • Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10R (“SRViper”)

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10RXS (“SRViper RTX SE”) – Also available in Red

  • Black and Red Yamaha 2014 model SR10L (“SRViper LTX”)

  • Red and Black Yamaha 2014 model R10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Blue

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2014 model SR10XS (“SRViper XTX”) – Also available in Red

  • Blue and White Yamaha 2015 model SR 10LS (“SRViper LTX SE”) – Also available in Red/White