Due to crash and fire hazards, Yamaha Motor Corporation has issued a recall on approximately 400 snowmobiles with aftermarket turbochargers. In the affected models, the turbocharger overboost can cause severe engine damage, posing crash and fire hazards to the user.
This recall involves Yamaha model year 2016 SR10 “SRViper” snowmobiles that are equipped with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. (MPI) Turbo Kit sold by Yamaha. The recalled snowmobiles were sold in several colors. The model name is printed on the left and right side of the front cowling. The vehicle identification number (VIN) and the model number are stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot-well. The letter G in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2016 model year.
View the specific chart below for more details:
|Vehicle Model||Model Number||Colors|
|SRViper R-TX DX||SR10RDGB, SR10RDGR||Blue, Red/Black|
|SRViper R-TX SE||SR10RSGL, SR10RSGR||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper R-TX LE||SR10RLGL, SR10RLGW||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper L-TX DX||SR10LDGB, SR10LDGR||Black/Red, Black|
|SRViper L-TX SE||SR10LSGL, SR10LSGR||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper L-TX LE||SR10LLGW||Blue, White/Red|
|SRViper S-TX DX 137||SR10SD37GR||Black/Red|
|SRViper S-TX DX 146||SR10SD46GB||Black|
|SRViper X-TX SE||SR10XSGL, SR10XSGR||Blue, Red/While|
|SRViper X-TX LE||SR10XLGL, SR10XLGW||White/Blue, White/Red|
|SRViper M-TX 141 SE||SR10MS41GL, SR10MS41GR||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper M-TX 153||SR10M53GB, SR10M53GR||Black, Red/White|
|SRViper M-TX 153 SE||SR10MS53GL, SR10MS53GR||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper M-TX 153 LE||SR10ML53GL, SR10ML53GW||Blue, White/Red|
|SRViper M-TX 162||SR10M62GB, SR10M62GR||Black, Red/Black|
|SRViper M-TX 162 SE||SR10MS62GL, SR10MS62GR||Blue, Red/White|
|SRViper M-TX 162 LE||SR10ML62GL, SR10ML62GW||Blue, White/Red|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact a local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.