Yamaha Recalls SRViper Snowmobiles Due to Injury, Death Hazard

2 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 2, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMERY

Name of product: Yamaha SRViper snowmobiles

Hazard: The brake line and its components can come in contact with the clutch causing the brakes to fail, posing a risk of injury or death.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Alerts” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 200

Description: This recall involves the 2015 SRViper L-TX (Model name SR10LSFO) and the 2015 SRViper M-TX 162 LE (Model name SR10M62LFO) snowmobiles. The recalled snowmobiles are blue and orange. The model name is on the left and right side of the fuel tank cowling. SRViper and Yamaha are printed on the side of the snowmobiles. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame (tunnel) near the right foot well. The letter F in the 10th position of the VIN indicates that the unit was made in the 2015 model year.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled snowmobiles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Sold at: Yamaha snowmobile dealers nationwide from February 2015 through April 2015 for between $13,000 and $14,100.

Manufacturer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured in: United States

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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Mercedes is Recalling certain 2015 E250 BlueTec vehicles

1 07 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUN 08, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V351000
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 814

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle make

MERCEDES BENZ

MERCEDES BENZ

MERCEDES BENZ

Model

E250

GLK250

ML250

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (Mercedes) is recalling certain model year 2015 E250 BlueTec vehicles manufactured November 3, 2014, to December 15, 2014, E250 BlueTec 4Matic vehicles manufactured November 4, 2014, December 17, 2014, GLK250 vehicles manufactured November 13, 2014, to January 30, 2015, and 2015 ML250 BlueTec vehicles manufactured December 12, 2014, to February 9, 2015. In the affected vehicles, oil may leak from around the chain tensioner gasket area.

CONSEQUENCE:
Leaking oil may drip onto a hot engine surface, increasing the risk of a fire. Additionally, the leaking oil may be a road hazard for other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Mercedes will notify owners, and dealers will replace the chain tensioner gasket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 19, 2015. Owners may contact Mercedes customer service at 1-800-367-6372. Mercedes’ number for this recall is 2015050005. Note: This is an expansion of NHTSA recall 14V-762.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Ferrari North America, Inc.is Recalling certain model year 2014-2015 LaFerrari

23 06 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 23, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Tire Pressure Monitoring System Message/FMVSS 138

Report Receipt Date: MAY 26, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V306000
Component(s): TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 85

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

FERRARI

Model

LAFERRARI

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Ferrari North America, Inc. (FNA) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 LaFerrari vehicles manufactured May 15, 2014, to March 4, 2015. In the event of a tire puncture, the affected vehicles will display the incorrect warning message of “Low Tyre Pressure-Max speed 50 mph” instead of the correct message “Low Tyre Pressure-Do not proceed.” As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 138, “Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.”

CONSEQUENCE:
The incorrect message may cause the driver to continue driving on a punctured tire, causing a loss of vehicle control, and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
FNA will notify owners, and dealers will update the tire pressure monitoring system software to give the correct reading, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2015. Owners may contact FNA customer service at 1-866-551-2828. FNA’s number for this recall is 56.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Ferrari North America, Inc. is Recalling certain model year 2014-2015 LaFerrari

23 06 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 23, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Headrest Impact Energy Absorbtion/FMVSS 202a

Report Receipt Date: MAY 22, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V305000
Component(s): SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 85

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

FERRARI

Model

LAFERRARI

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Ferrari North America, Inc. (FNA) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 LaFerrari vehicles manufactured May 15, 2014, to March 4, 2015. The affected vehicles have L32 seats as standard equipment for the passenger seat and as optional equipment for the driver seat. In a crash, the headrests of L32 seats may not absorb the required amount of energy, and thus, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, “Head Restraints.”

CONSEQUENCE:
Headrests that do not absorb the required amount of energy can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

REMEDY:
FNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headrests, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2015. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-866-551-2828. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 55.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Ducati is Recalling certain 2014: 1199 Panigale S version, 1199 Superleggera and 1199 Panigale R version motorcycles

11 06 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 11, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Shock Absorber Damping Rod Nut may Loosen/Detach

Report Receipt Date: MAY 08, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V268000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 549

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

DUCATI

DUCATI

Model

1199 PANIGALE

1199 SUPERLEGGERA

Model Year(s)

2014

2014

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2014 1199 Panigale S version, 1199 Superleggera and 1199 Panigale R version motorcycles. The affected motorcycles may have been built with an improperly manufactured rear shock absorber. The nut on the damper rod for these shock absorbers may loosen, resulting in a loss of damping and the possible disassembling of the shock.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the damper rod nut loosens, shock absorber performance would be affected, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will either replace the rear shock assembly or send the shock to the supplier’s repair center to be remedied, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 29, 2015. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is RCL-15-002.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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BMW is Recalling 420,661 3 Series and 5 Series vehicles

1 06 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. June 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Driver Side Frontal Air Bag May Rupture , 1 INVESTIGATION(S)

Report Receipt Date: MAY 28, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V318000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 420,661

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

Model

325CI

325I

325XI

330CI

330I

330XI

525I

530I

540I

M3

M5

X5

Model Years(s)

2002 – 2006

2002 – 2005

2002 – 2005

2002 – 2006

2002 – 2005

2002 – 2005

2002 – 2003

2002 – 2003

2002 – 2003

2002 – 2006

2002 – 2003

2003 – 2004

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi Sedans, and 325xi and 325i Sportswagons, 2002-2006 330Ci, 325Ci, and M3 Convertibles and 325i, 330i, and M3 Coupes, 2002-2003 M5, 540i, 525i Sedan, and 530i Sedans, and 540i and 525i Sportswagons, and 2003-2004 X5 3.0i and 4.4i Sports Activity Vehicles. Please note that the 5-series and X5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

CONSEQUENCE: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

REMEDY: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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BRP Recalls Youth Model Can-Am All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Violation of the Federal ATV Standard

26 05 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 26, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: All-terrain vehicles (ATVs)

Hazard: The youth ATVs fail to meet performance requirements of the federal ATV standard for maximum unrestricted speed and parking brakes, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: BRP toll-free at (888) 272-9222 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.can-am.brp.com/off-road and click on Owners, then “View Details” for Safety, then “View Notices” for Safety Recalls.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 12,500

Description: This recall is for model year 2008 through 2015 Can-Am Mini DS ATVs. The recalled vehicles are youth model ATVs and have engines sizes of 70 cubic centimeters and 90 cubic centimeters. They were sold in the colors black and yellow. “Can-Am DS” and the engine size is on both sides of the vehicle’s fairing. “Can-Am” appears in white letters on both sides of the seat.

Model year 2008 through 2014 DS 70 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to the unrestricted maximum speed of the vehicle. Model year 2008 through 2015 DS 70 and DS 90 ATVs fail to meet requirements pertaining to parking brakes.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ATVs and contact a BRP dealer to schedule a free repair. BRP is notifying registered consumers directly.

Sold at: Can-Am dealers nationwide from July 2007 through January 2015 for between $1,800 and $2,800.

Importer(s): Bombardier Recreational Products, of Canada

Manufactured in: Vietnam

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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