Yamaha recalls around 400 2016 SR10 “SRViper” snowmobiles for possible fire hazards. The company reported that a turbocharge over boost can cause engine damage which can cause a crash and fire hazard to anyone using the product. The recalled snowmobile was sold in multiple colors, and the model identification is located on both sides of the front cowling. The VIN and model number are stamped on the frame near the right foot-well. The company reported that there have been 40 reports of engine damage because of the turbocharge over boost. The company recommends that consumers should stop using the snowmobile immediately and contact a local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair.
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