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

210215 2021 Yamaha YZF R3 recall (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 15, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall – Incorrect VIN On Federal Certification Label

The owner, referencing an incorrect VIN label, may not recognize their vehicle is involved in a safety recall, and may not have the recall remedy performed, which could increase the risk of injury, fire or a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V048000

Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

Components: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,281

YAMAHA CZD300 2019 – 2020
YAMAHA MT-03 2020
YAMAHA YZF-R3 2019 – 2021

Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2019-2021 YZF-R3 motorcycles, 2019-2020 XMAX (CDZ300) scooters, and 2020 MT03 motorcycles. The Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) printed on the Federal Certification label may not match the VIN stamped on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will install a correct certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 16, 2021. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990144.

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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