WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 10, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the handlebars are not properly secured to the motorcycle, a loss of vehicle control may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V221000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22,433
|Vehicle Make||Model||Model Year(s)|
|YAMAHA||FJ-09||2015 – 2017|
|YAMAHA||FZ-09||2015 – 2017|
|YAMAHA||XSR900||2015 – 2017|
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2017 FJ-09, FZ-09, and XSR900 motorcycles. The lower handlebar holder may loosen due to a painting issue and the inadequate application of the thread-locking agent.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lower handlebar holder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990114.
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