Yamaha Yzfr6 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Yzfr6 vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2014-10-14 and published by the NHTSA on 2014-12-05, was due to a problem with the wheels. Since 1998, Yzfr6's have experienced approximately 3 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the vehicle speed control, unknown or other. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Yamaha Yzfr6
|2014-10-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2014-12-05)|
|Recall Summary:||Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2014, to September 1, 2014. The front and rear wheels of the affected motorcycles may have been manufactured with insufficient hardness.|
|Hazard:||If the wheels have insufficient hardness, the wheels may loosen and/or air may leak from around the tire bead. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.|
|Remedy:||Yamaha has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front and rear wheel and tire assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2014. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990088.|
|Additional Info:||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.|
|2006-11-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2006-11-20)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE AIR FILTER MOUNTING SCREWS MAY COME LOOSE AND FALL OUT.|
|Hazard:||IF THE SCREWS FALL OUT, THEY COULD GET CAUGHT IN THE THROTTLE VALVE WHICH COULD PREVENT THE OPERATOR FROM REDUCING ENGINE SPEED PROPERLY. THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITH INJURY OR DEATH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR FILTER ELEMENT WITH A NEW ONE THAT IS DESIGNED TO HOLD THE SCREWS SECURELY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 29, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 714-761-7842.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS 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.|
|2000-03-14||(Published by NHTSA on 2000-03-14)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE SCREWS HOLDING THE SIDESTAND SWITCH CAN LOOSEN AND FALL OUT DUE TO ENGINE HEAT AND VIBRATION. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE SIDESTAND SWITCH WOULD NOT FUNCTION CORRECTLY, SO IT WOULD BE POSSIBLE TO RIDE THE MOTORCYCLE WITH THE SIDESTAND IN THE DOWN POSITION.|
|Hazard:||THIS CONDITION WOULD INCREASE THE RISK THAT THE SIDESTAND COULD HIT THE GROUND DURING A TURN, WHICH COULD CAUSE LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SCREWS HOLDING THE SIDESTAND SWITCH.|
|Additional Info:||OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 13, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-962-7926. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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