Yamaha Recall of certain YZF-R3, MT03 and XMAX scooters

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall: Decreased Reflectiveness of Rear Reflector Lens

A less reflective rear reflector increases the risk of crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V611000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

Components: VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 31,000

YAMAHA MT-03 2020
YAMAHA XMAX 2018 – 2020
YAMAHA YZF-R3 2015 – 2020

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2020 YZF-R3, 2020 MT03 and 2018-2020 XMAX scooters. Condensation or other contaminates may adhere to the rear reflector lens reducing its effectiveness.

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear reflector, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2020. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-888-266-3085. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990139.

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

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