Yamaha Recall of certain 2019 YZF-R3 motorcycles

200302 Yamaha Recall 2019 YZF-R3 [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 2, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall: Brake Hose Holder May Come Loose

A brake fluid leak can reduce braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V073000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,480

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YAMAHA YZFR3 2019

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2019 YZF-R3 motorcycles. The brake hose holder may come loose, potentially causing damage to the brake hose protector and hose, resulting in a brake fluid leak.

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake hose holder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2020. Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990134. Note: Motorcycles in this recall are also affected by NHTSA recall number 20V-071.

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.

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