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: 20V071000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,561
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2019 YZF-R3 motorcycles. The front brake hose my chafe against the horn lead wire when the handlebars are turned from left to right, potentially resulting in a brake fluid leak.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front brake hose, replacing it as necessary, and reroute the horn lead wire, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2020. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990135.
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