990125 - Radiator Hose may Crack and Leak Coolant - 2015-2018 Yamaha YZFR3 Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V861
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Potential Number of Units Affected 16,760


Radiator Hose may Crack and Leak Coolant

If coolant leaks onto the rear tire, it can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.



Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles. The upper radiator hose may crack resulting in a coolant leak.



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.


Check for Yamaha Recalls

Initial NHTSA notification report - Regarding: Certain 2015 - 2018 model YZFR3, Radiator Hose Replacement, Factory Modification Campaign

December 03, 2018


Download (PDF, 76KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

December 13, 2018


Download (PDF, 272KB)

Recalls Documents



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