Yamaha Yzf R1 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Yzf R1 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-09-17 due to a problem with the vehicle speed control. Approximately 180 vehicles were involved. Since 2002, Yzf R1's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . 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 Yzf R1
|2009-09-17||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-09-17)|
|Recall Summary:||YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005 MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN OCTOBER 2004 AND APRIL 2005. THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR CAN FAIL.|
|Hazard:||FAILURE OF THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||YAMAHA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 7, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-714-761-7300.|
|Additional Info:||OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
|2006-09-28||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-09-28)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, AN IMPROPERLY DESIGNED THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR COULD CAUSE AN INTERMITTENTLY UNSTABLE IDLE WHEN THE ENGINE IS AT IDLING SPEED WHEN THE MOTORCYCLE IS STOPPED OR DURING LOW-SPEED OPERATIONS. THE ENGINE COULD STALL AS A RESULT.|
|Hazard:||IF THE ENGINE STALLS AFTER THE OPERATOR DISENGAGES THE CLUTCH IN A LOW GEAR WHILE RIDING, THE REAR TIRE MIGHT SLIP MOMENTARILY IF THE OPERATOR ABRUPTLY RE-ENGAGES THE CLUTCH. THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH WITH INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE POSITION SENSOR FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 16, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-888-88-YAMAHA.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.