Yamaha Recall of certain FJR13A and FJR13AE motorcycles

210105 Yamaha FJR1300 recall (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 5, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall – Transmission Second Gear Can Break

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

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