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Yamaha Recalls 20,000 ATV’s

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At the end of April, Yamaha Motor Corp announced a recall of 20,000 Yamaha All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The steering column support assembly can crack and cause the rider to lose steering control, posing a risk of injury or death to riders. Yamaha has received 19 reports of incidents involving the recalled ATVs.

This recall involves the non-power steering models. Model names can be found on both the right and left hand side of the unit on the side panel.The following model numbers are affected by this recall:

Model Year Model Name Model Number
2009 Grizzly 550 YFM550FGHY
2009 Grizzly 550 YFM550FGY
2010 Grizzly 550 YFM550FGHZ
2010 Grizzly 550 YFM550FGZ

Model Year Model Name Model Number
2008 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGHX
2008 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGX
2009 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGHY
2009 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGY
2010 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGHZ
2010 Grizzly 700 YFM700FGZ

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Registered owners were sent direct mail notification of the recall. For more information, consumers can contact contact Yamaha at 800-962-7926 or by visiting the firm’s Web site at www.yamaha-motor.com.

If you or a family member is injured by a product, you need to get immediate medical care. If there is a significant affect or injury, you should contact an attorney concerning the problem. Early investigation can include the collection of product, checking recall alerts, and the proper notifying of those who caused the problem.