Yamaha is Recalling Certain XVS1300/CT and XVS95/CT

November 4, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     YAMAHA / XVS1300/CT 2007
     YAMAHA / XVS95/CT 2009-2012
Manufacturer: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA Mfr’s Report Date: OCT 28, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V533000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,800
Summary:
 YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2012 XVS95/CT (V STAR 950/V STAR 950 TOURER) MOTORCYCLES, MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 2008 THROUGH AUGUST 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2007 XVS1300/CT (V STAR 1300/V STAR TOURER) MOTORCYCLES, MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 2006 THROUGH MARCH 2007. THERE MAY NOT BE A PROPER SEAL BETWEEN THE FUEL PIPES FOR THE FUEL INJECTORS AND THE FUEL HOSE THAT CONNECTS THEM DUE TO AN IMPROPERLY MOLDED FUEL HOSE.
Consequence:
 OVER TIME, PRESSURIZED FUEL CAN BEGIN LEAKING AT THE HOSE CONNECTION POINTS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE HAZARD.
Remedy:
 YAMAHA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL DELIVERY PIPE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 11, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-962-7926.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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