WASHINGTON D.C. – May 13, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Yamaha Recall Summary
Name of Product: Off-Road Side-by-Side vehicles
Hazard: The recalled vehicles can have a damaged fuel tank causing fuel to leak, posing fire and explosion hazards.
Recall Date: May 12, 2022
Units: About 4,130
Consumer Contact: Yamaha Motor Corporation USA at 800-889-2624 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.yamahamotorsports.com/motorsports/pages/cpsc-recalls or at www.Yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Recalls” for more information.
Yamaha Recall Details
Description: This recall involves Off-Road Side-by-Side vehicles with model numbers YXF10WPZMG (Wolverine RMAX 4 SE), YXF10WPLML (Wolverine RMAX 4 LE), YXF10WPAMS (Wolverine RMAX 4), YXE10WPZMG (Wolverine RMAX 2 SE), YXE10WPAMS/YXE10WPAMW (Wolverine RMAX 2), and YXE10WPLML (Wolverine RMAX 2 LE). The side-by-side vehicles were sold in silver, white, black, yellow, gray and blue colors. The model name Wolverine RMAX is printed on the right and left sides of the vehicles. The model number is located on top of the airbox. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) can be found on the vehicle frame behind the left rear wheel. VIN numbers included in this recall are ***AN44Y***101342 ***AN39Y***102877. The VIN range is sequential in the last six digits 101342-102877.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact an authorized Yamaha dealer to schedule a free inspection and repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received two reports of the fuel tanks being assembled incorrectly. There were no incidents of fuel leakage, and no injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Yamaha side by side dealers nationwide from February 2021 through July 2021 for between $22,700 and $26,700.
Manufacturer(s): Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp of America, of Newnan, Georgia
Importer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, of Cypress, Calif.
Manufactured In: United States
Recall number: 22-747
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