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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V861
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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.

 

Summary

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

 

Remedy

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.

 

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.

 

Check for Yamaha Recalls


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

December 03, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V861-5583.pdf

Download (PDF, 76KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V861-5716.pdf

Download (PDF, 272KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V861&docType=RCL


 

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