Yamaha Recall 16V459000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
16V459000 Engine and Engine Cooling Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 06/23/2016 11,280
Defect Summary
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 F/G motorcycles manufactured January 1, 2015, to April 15, 2016. Due to an oil pump problem, the oil pressure in these motorcycles may not be properly regulated. As a result, the oil pump drive gear may fail and cause the engine to seize from lack of oil supply.
Consequence Summary
If the engine seizes from a lack of oil supply, the rear wheel may lock up suddenly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Yamaha has notified owners, and dealers will replace the oil pump, free of charge. The recall began July 5, 2016. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990105.

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