Yamaha is Recalling 8,700 2009 YW125 (Zuma 125) Scooters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 12, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make – Model – Model Year(s)

  • YAMAHA  YW125  2009

Report Receipt Date: FEB 04, 2013

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V035000

Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,700

Manufacturer: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA

SUMMARY: Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2009 YW125 (Zuma 125) scooters manufactured between July 2008 and April 2009 due to possible improper clearances in the internal fuel pump components. These improper clearances may cause an inadequate supply of fuel.

CONSEQUENCE: The limited fuel supply could cause engine stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump with a newly designed fuel pump. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2013. Owners contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926.

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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