Yamaha Motorcycle Recall 16V460000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
16V460000 Power Train Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 06/24/2016 11,280
Defect Summary
Yamaha Motor Corporation (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 YZF-R3 F/G motorcycles manufactured January 1, 2015, to April 15, 2016. The clutch pressure plate bearing may break due to an insufficient load rating, causing the clutch to not disengage and preventing the transmission from shifting properly.
Consequence Summary
If the clutch cannot be disengaged, the rider may not be easily able to stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Yamaha has notified owners, and dealers will replace the clutch pressure plate bearing, free of charge. The recall began July 11, 2016. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990105.

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