Yamaha Recalls 2998 Rhino Vehicles

Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. Recalls Rhino Side-by-Side Vehicles Due to Risk of Brake Failure

The following product safety recall was announced by federal safety investigators at the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Federal safety officials say that consumers should stop using the recalled Rhino atv vehicles immediately.

Name of Product: Model Year 2008 Rhino YXR450 and YXR700 Side-by-Side Vehicles

Units: About 7,800

Distributor: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. of America, of Newnan, Ga.

Hazard: The brake caliper on the left front wheel could have been made incorrectly, resulting in brake fluid leaking. This can cause a loss of braking and control of the vehicle, posing a serious safety risk to the driver and passenger.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: This recall involves model year 2008 Rhino YXR450 and YXR700 Side-by-Side Vehicles as listed below:

Make/ModelPrimary Identification Numbers
2008 Rhino 450YXR45FX
AJ32Y-001001 ~ 001598
AJ30Y-000501 ~ 000897
AJ34Y-000201 ~ 000794
2008 Rhino 700FIYXR70FX
AM16Y–000101 ~ 003000
AM20Y-000101 ~ 000700
AM18Y-000101 ~ 000800
AM23Y-000101 ~ 001000
AM21Y-000101 ~ 001200

The Primary Identification Number is stamped on the driver’s side rear tire frame rail.

Sold by: Yamaha dealers nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008 for between $8,300 and $12,000.

Assembled in: United States

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Rhinos.

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