Yamaha Recall 06V442000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
06V442000 Vehicle Speed Control Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 10/27/2006 13,000
Defect Summary
On certain motorcycles, the air filter mounting screws may come loose and fall out.
Consequence Summary
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.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will replace the air filter element with a new one that is designed to hold the screws securely free of charge. The recall is expected to begin at the end of November 2006. Owners may contact Yamaha at 714-761-7842.

Motorcycle Recalls

Stay informed on the latest motorcycle, equipment and consumer product recalls.

10 Most Recent Recalls
Recalls by Year

Recalls by Model

Equipment Recalls
Consumer Product Recalls