WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 17, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If coolant leaks onto the rear tire, it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V861000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16,760
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Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles. The upper radiator hose may crack resulting in a coolant leak.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will install a new upper radiator hose, 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 990125.
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