January 27, 2010
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 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 firm’s Web site at www.yamaha-motor.com