Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|Like us on Facebook! Regular shirt GIVEAWAYS and more|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|12-23-2015, 03:20 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
RECALL NEWS: Yamaha Recalls the R1 & R1M Sportbikes For Defective Transmissions
The 2015 R1M superbike is on the recall list for transmission gears that could lock up.
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date:November 30, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V802000
Component(s): Powertrain, transmission
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,921
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
THE RECALL: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 YZFR1, YZFR1C, YZFR1MF and YZFR1MFC motorcycles manufactured from August 1, 2014, to June 1, 2015. The affected motorcycles have transmission gears that may fail.
WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the gears fail, the transmission may lock up, resulting in a loss of vehicle control, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
THE FIX: Yamaha has notified owners, and dealers will replace the transmission assembly with an improved one, free of charge. The recall began on December 4, 2015. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 99100.
MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE RECALL NEWS
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|RECALL NEWS: Polaris Recalls 2015-16 Slingshots For Defective Headlights||NewsBot||Industry News||0||12-01-2015 10:50 PM|
|RECALL NEWS: Yamaha Recalls 2015 YZF-R3 Sportbike For Defective Triple Clamp||NewsBot||Industry News||0||10-06-2015 12:10 PM|
|RECALL NEWS: Honda Recalls CBR1000S Sportbikes For Defective Rear Shock||NewsBot||Industry News||0||05-12-2015 12:00 PM|
|RECALL NEWS: Yamaha Recalls Multiple 2015 Models For Possible Defective Transmission||NewsBot||Industry News||0||04-09-2015 06:10 PM|
|RECALL NEWS: Ducati Recalls Multistrada 1200 For Possible Defective Throttle Cable||NewsBot||Industry News||0||04-08-2015 11:40 AM|