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