Product Recall Alert

Yamaha Recalls Viking Off-Road Side-by-Side Vehicles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards

The parking brake mechanism could fail to hold the vehicle, allowing the vehicle to move unintentionally, posing crash and injury hazards.

View The Official CPSC Recall Notice


This recall involves Model Year 2022 Yamaha Viking Off-Road Side-by-Side three passenger vehicles with model numbers:

  • YXM70VPANG (Viking EPS)
  • YXM70VPRNC (Viking EPS Ranch)

Six-passenger vehicles with the model numbers below are also included in this recall:

  • YXC70VPRNC (Viking VI EPS Ranch).

The recalled side-by-side vehicles were sold in Copper Metallic, Hunter Green and Tactical Green colors. The model name is printed on the right and left sides of the vehicle body. The model number is located on top of the airbox. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) can be found on the vehicle frame behind the left rear wheel. The VIN number ranges for recalled Yamaha Viking Off-Road Side-by-Side include the following:

MY Model VIN Start VIN End
2022 YXM70VPANG (Viking EPS) ***********101868 ***********101907
2022 YXM70VPRNC (Viking EPS Ranch) ***********101655 ***********101704
2022 YXC70VPXNG (Viking VI EPS) ***********100954 ***********101043
2022 YXC70VPHNH (Viking VI EPS) ***********100609 ***********100638
2022 YXC70VPRNC (Viking VI EPS Ranch) ***********101575 ***********101853
Recalled Yamaha Motors USA Off-Road Side-by-Side vehicle (3 passenger)

Name of Product: Yamaha Viking Off-Road Side-by-Side vehicles

Recall Date: December 29, 2022

Recall Number: 23-719

Hazard: Improper installation of the retaining bolts could result in the parking brake mechanism failing to hold the vehicle when parked allowing the vehicle to move unintentionally, posing crash and injury hazards.

Sold At: Authorized Yamaha Side-by-Side dealers nationwide from July 2022 through October 2022 for between $14,000 and $16,100.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. for a free inspection and repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Units: About 500

Consumer Directions and Contact

What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?

Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. at 800-962-7926 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at or and click on “CPSC Recalls” for more information.

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