Yamaha Recall of certain Tracer GT, NIKEN GT, Super Ténéré, Star Eluder and Star Venture motorcycles

210106 2020-Yamaha-FJR1300 recall (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 6, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall: Front Brake Switch Can Fail

Failure of the front brake switch can cause the brake light to stay on constantly and/or the cruise control system to shutoff unexpectedly. Both situations increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V814000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA


Potential Number of Units Affected: 18,203

YAMAHA FJR1300 2013 – 2020
YAMAHA MT10 2017 – 2020
YAMAHA MTT9GT 2018 – 2020
YAMAHA XTZ12 2018 – 2020
YAMAHA XV1900 2018- 2021
YAMAHA XV1900B 2018

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2018-2020 MTT9GT (Tracer GT), 2019 MXTGTKL (NIKEN GT), 2017-2020 MT10, 2018-2020 XTZ12 (Super Ténéré), 2013-2020 FJR13, 2018 XV19B (Star Eluder), and 2018-2021 XV19 (Star Venture) motorcycles. The front brake switch can fail due to increased resistance from silicon oxide.

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake switch, 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 990140. 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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