2000 YAMAHA XV1600AM Recall - Recall ID 48687

2000 YAMAHA XV1600AM Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 01V094000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: YAMAHA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: XV1600AM 
Model Year: 2000 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA 
Manufacture Dates: 10-01-99 through 02-28-00 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 13,362 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-27-01 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA 
Report Recieved Date: 03-23-01 
Record Creation Date: 03-23-01 
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FMVSS Number:  
Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ON CERTAIN ROAD STAR MOTORCYCLES, IF THE BOLTS HOLDING THE EXHAUST SYSTEM ARE ALLOWED TO LOOSEN, THE BRACKET HOLDING THE MUFFLERS CAN BREAK. 
Consequence Summary: IF THIS OCCURS, THE BROKEN BRACKET AND THE MUFFLERS COULD FALL LOOSE FROM THE MOTORCYCLE, DAMAGING OR PULLING LOOSE THE REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSE, CAUSING LOSS OF REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE. THE LOOSE MUFFLER PARTS COULD ALSO PRESENT A TRAFFIC HAZARD FOR THOSE AROUND THE MOTORCYCLE. ADDITIONALLY, THE RIDER COULD BE DISTRACTED AS THE MUFFLERS FALL LOOSE, LEADING TO A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW MUFFLER BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-6-YAMAHA (1-800-693-6242). 
Notes: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2000 YAMAHA XV1600AM Recall - Recall ID 48687 for YAMAHA XV1600AM ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD

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