Yamaha has voluntarily recalled 2,500 of its 2009 FX10 (commonly known as the Nytro and Nytro XTX) snowmobiles due to a potential steering hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

According to USPSC's websites, a bolt in the right front A arm can loosen in the suspension / steering system. This could result in the sudden loss of steering control and poses a risk of injury or death to riders.

There have been no incidents or injuries reported.

The models affected by this recall are:

Model NameModel Number
FX Nytro FX10Y
FX Nytro XTX FX10XTY
FX Nytro RTX FX10RTRY
FX Nytro MTX FX10MTRY
FX Nytro RTX SE FX10RTRSY

These snowmobiles were sold nationwide from June 2008 to January 2010 for between $10,000 and $11,000, the USPSC reports.

Riders should immediately stop using their snowmobile and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha has notified registered owners directly about this recall through the mail.

For additional information and to locate a Yamaha snowmobile dealer, contact Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 any time or visit the firm’s Web site at www.yamaha-motor.com