Certain models of snowmobiles from both Arctic Cat and Yamaha are being recalled due to fire hazards and fuel leaks. 

The United Sates Consumer Product Safety Commission says two major snowmobile makers have issued recalls for potential fire hazards.

First up it's Yamaha. Citing crash risks and fire hazards posed by turbo chargers, the company has recalled snowmobiles that include the 2016 SR10 SRViper with a dealer-installed Mountain Performance Inc. turbo kit. Yamaha says it has received about 4 dozen reports of engine damage.

Next is Arctic Cat. The manufacturer say some 20,000 machines are being recalled due to fact that fuel can leak into to engine compartment.

The recall involves model year 2007, 2008 and 2009 Arctic Cat snowmobiles, including F models, Jaguar and Jaguar Z1 1100 models, Bearcat Z1 XT models, T500 and T570 models, TZ1 and TZ1 Turbo models, and Z1 1100 and Z1 1100 Turbo models, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.



Credit CPSC
Credit CPSC

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