WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 5, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Yamaha Recall –
A broken gear can cause the transmission and rear wheel to lock causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V813000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,285
|YAMAHA||FJR1300||2016 – 2020|
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2016-2020 Yamaha FJR13A and FJR13AE motorcycles. The second gear of the transmission can crack and break under high speed loads.
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, reprogram the Engine Control Unit (ECU) and replace the main axle and drive axle assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 13, 2021. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990141. Note: Owners are advised not to operate their motorcycle until the repairs have been performed.
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