WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 25, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
An oil leak onto the rear tire can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V730000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,902
|YAMAHA||SR400||2015 – 2018|
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 motorcycles. The engine oil line flare nut may be insufficiently tightened, allowing oil to leak onto the rear tire.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the flare nut connection. If oil is not leaking, the nut will be tightened. If oil is leaking, the engine oil line will be replaced and the flare nut will be tightened, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 29, 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service 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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration