990126 - Shifter Return Spring may Break - 2015-2016 Yamaha YZFR3 Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V860
Manufacturer Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 11,240

 

Shifter Return Spring may Break

Difficulty shifting gears can cause a loss of control and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles. The shift shaft torsion spring may fracture, giving the shifter a loose feel and affecting the ability to shift gears.

 

Remedy

Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will install a new shift shaft torsion spring, 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 990126.

 

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 ~ 2016 model YZFR3, Shift Shaft Torsion Spring Replacement, Factory Modification Campaign

December 03, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V860-3887.pdf

Download (PDF, 76KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V860-5082.pdf

Download (PDF, 273KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V860&docType=RCL


 

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