Yamaha Recalls Bikes Over Risk of Oil Leak

on November 23, 2016 | by Billy Edwards
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Yamaha Motorcycle Recall Faulty Oil Seal

Yamaha has recalled 2,550 WR250R motorcycles, model years 2014-2016, because of a potential oil leak that could cause a crash.Yamaha said the problem is related to the clutch push lever oil seal, which may crack because it was incorrectly assembled. If oil leaks from the engine, the oil may get on the rear tire causing loss of control and increasing the risk of crash, according to the company. Yamaha will notify owners of record of the problem. Dealers will replace the clutch push lever oil seal free of charge. Questions? Contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990108.