WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 13, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A broken front brake lever can affect front braking ability, increasing the risk of crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V341000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 198
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2019 YZFR3 motorcycles. Porosities in the front brake lever may cause it to break if it is gripped with a strong force.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the front brake lever, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2019. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990128.
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