Yamaha Recall of certain Vehicles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 11, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall Summary

Name of product: Model Year 2021 Wolverine RMAX4 1000 Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The vehicles’ rear shock absorber mounts can break, posing crash and injury hazards.

Remedy: Repair

Recall date: February 11, 2021

Units: About 820

Consumer Contact: Yamaha at 800-962-7926 anytime or online at https://yamaha-motor.com/ and click on “CPSC Recall Alerts” for more information. In addition, check your vehicle identification number “VIN” on Yamaha’s “Product Safety Recalls” page to see if your vehicle is included in any recalls.

Yamaha Recall Details

Description: This recall involves model year 2021 Wolverine 1000 RMAX4 recreational off-highway vehicles. The side-by-side vehicles were sold in blue, green and gray. The model name is shown on the side of the vehicle. The Vehicle Identification Number can be found on the frame at the left rear. The model number is located near the front left corner of driver’s seat.

Model Year Model Name Model Number
2021 Wolverine RMAX4 1000 XT-R YXF10WPZM
Wolverine RMAX4 1000 LE YXF10WPLM
Wolverine RMAX4 1000 YXF10WPAM

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact an authorized Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries: Yamaha has received one report of the rear shock absorber breaking loose. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: Yamaha dealers nationwide from October 2020 through December 2020 for between $21,300 and $25,300.

Importer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured In: Japan

Recall number: 21-720

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission