In cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Yamaha is recalling 2009 FX10 snowmobiles. Consumers should stop using the units unless otherwise instructed, the government says. About 2,500 units are affected.
According to the CPSC website, a bolt in the right front A-arm can loosen in the suspension/steering system, resulting in the sudden loss of steering control.
No incidents or injuries have been reported.
The following models are affected by the recall:
The units, made in Japan, were sold by dealers nationwide from June 2008 through January 2010 for between $10,000 and $11,000.
The government is instructing owners to contact a Yamaha dealer for a free repair. Registered owners were sent a direct mail notification.
Posted by Arlo Redwine