Yamaha Recall 10V327000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
10V327000 Vehicle Speed Control Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 07/16/2010 700
Defect Summary
Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2009 VMX17 motorcycles manufactured from June 2008 through March 2009. There could be excessive electrical resistance in the ground wire from the Accelerator Position Sensor (APS) and the Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) due to an insufficiently crimped connection.
Consequence Summary
Excessive resistance can cause incorrect signals to be sent to the Engine Control Unit (ECU) which could lead to unstable idle speed. Improper idle speed can result in a crash.
Corrective Summary
Yamaha will notify owners and dealers will repair the motorcycles free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about July 28, 2010. Owners may contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926.

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