Yamaha Recalls 2008 Rhinos

ATV.com Staff
by ATV.com Staff
Problem with brake caliper affects 7,800 vehicles

Yamaha Motor Corp. USA of Cypress Calif. has recalled some of its 2008 Rhino side-by-side vehicles due to a problem with a brake caliper.

The recall, which was voluntarily conducted by Yamaha in cooperation with the Consumer Products Safety Commission, affects about 7,800 Rhino YXR450 and YXR700 UTVs. Owners of these vehicles should stop using them immediately unless otherwise instructed.

The brake caliper on the left front wheel may have been made incorrectly, which could result in brake fluid leaking. This can cause a loss of braking and control of the vehicle, which poses a serious safety risk to the driver and passenger. No injuries have been reported.

These vehicles, which retailed for between $8,300 and $12,000, were sold nationwide from October 2007 through March 2008.

For additional information, vehicle owners can contact Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 or visit the company’s website at http://www.yamaha-motor.com/

Vehicles Recalled:

MakeModelPrimary 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

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