Yamaha Vmx17 Recalls
There have been 2 recalls on Vmx17 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2011-09-27 due to a problem with the engine and engine cooling. Approximately 2234 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, Vmx17's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the wiring. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Yamaha Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Yamaha Vmx17
|2011-09-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2011-09-27)|
|Recall Summary:||YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2011 VMX17 (V-MAX) MOTORCYCLES, INCLUDING THE YB, YCB, ZR, ZCR AG AND ACG VARIANTS, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2008 THROUGH APRIL 2011. ON AFFECTED MOTORCYCLES, HIGH OIL PRESSURE CAN BUILD UP INSIDE THE OIL PUMP CAUSING IT TO MALFUNCTION. OIL MIGHT THEN STOP PUMPING THROUGH THE ENGINE RESULTING IN SEVERE ENGINE DAMAGE THAT CAN CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL AND NOT RESTART AGAIN.|
|Hazard:||AN ENGINE STALL CAN INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH WITH INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||YAMAHA DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE OIL PUMP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 21, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-962-7926.|
|2010-07-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2010-07-20)|
|Recall Summary:||YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 VMX17 MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2008 THROUGH MARCH 2009. THERE COULD BE EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE IN THE GROUND WIRE FROM THE ACCELERATOR POSITION SENSOR (APS) AND THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR (TPS) DUE TO AN INSUFFICIENTLY CRIMPED CONNECTION.|
|Hazard:||EXCESSIVE RESISTANCE CAN CAUSE INCORRECT SIGNALS TO BE SENT TO THE ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) WHICH COULD LEAD TO UNSTABLE IDLE SPEED. IMPROPER IDLE SPEED CAN RESULT IN A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||YAMAHA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MOTORCYCLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 28, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-962-7926.|
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