Yamaha Recalls Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

220428 Yamaha YZ125N2L (678)

WASHINGTON D.C. – April 28, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Yamaha Recall Summary

Name of Product: Off-road motorcycles

Hazard: The gear shift assembly can detach from the crankcase, resulting in unintentional gear shifting, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Recall Date: April 28, 2022

Units: About 760

Consumer Contact: Yamaha at 800-962-7926 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com/motorsports/pages/cpsc-recalls or at www.yamahamotorsports.com and click on “CPSC Recalls” at the bottom of the page.

Yamaha Recall Details

Description: This recall involves the 2022 Yamaha Competition Off-Road Motorcycle with model numbers YZ125N2L and YZ125N2ME. The motorcycles were sold in Blue and Monster Energy Racing Edition. The model number is printed on the right and left side of the motorcycle. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is stamped on the frame steering head. The affected vehicles are in the following VIN range: ***CE34C***000301 through ***CE34C***004096.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled off-road motorcycles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting all registered owners directly.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Sold At: Yamaha motorcycle dealers nationwide from July 2021 through January 2022 for between $6,900 and $7,100.

Importer(s): Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, of Cypress, Calif.

Manufactured In: Japan

Recall number: 22-746

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

About the U.S. CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission