WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 17, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Difficulty shifting gears can cause a loss of control and increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V860000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,240
|YAMAHA||YZFR3||2015 – 2016|
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles. The shift shaft torsion spring may fracture, giving the shifter a loose feel and affecting the ability to shift gears.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will install a new shift shaft torsion spring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990126.
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