WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 16, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Improper lubrication of internal engine components can result in the engine stalling, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V212000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain XV250 motorcycles. An oil passageway in the engine side cover may not be properly manufactured, possibly blocking lubricating oil to the engine.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace of the engine side cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 17, 2020. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990136.
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