If coolant leaks onto the rear tire, it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will install a new upper radiator hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 17, 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990125.
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.
Initial NHTSA notification report - Regarding: Certain 2015 - 2018 model YZFR3, Radiator Hose Replacement, Factory Modification Campaign
December 03, 2018
December 13, 2018