WASHINGTON D.C. – March 8, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Yamaha Recall –
A broken throttle grip may restrict throttle movement or cause a loss of throttle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V110000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 453
Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2021 Tracer 9 GT (MTT9GT) motorcycles. The throttle grip may break if used to pull up a motorcycle fallen on its side.
Remedy: Owners should not operate their motorcycle, other than to take it to a dealer, until the remedy is performed. Dealers will replace the grip end and if necessary, the throttle grip assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 10, 2022. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-866-894-1626. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990156.
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.nhtsa.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration