Yamaha is Recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 3, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V112000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA


Potential Number of Units Affected: 14,320

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
YAMAHA YZF-R3 2015 – 2016

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. Water can enter and corrode the ignition switch resulting in an unexpected engine stall.

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch subassembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990112.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration