2016 YAMAHA YZF-R3 Recall ID 156166

2016 YAMAHA YZF-R3 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V111000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: YAMAHA 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: YZF-R3 
Model Year: 2016 
Mfg Campaign Number: 990112 
Mfg Component Desc: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 
Manufacture Dates: 01-13-15 through 10-24-16 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 14,320 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 03-03-17 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA 
Report Recieved Date: 02-21-17 
Record Creation Date: 02-23-17 
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Defect Summary: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, engine vibration can cause the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which overtime, may result in the tank leaking fuel. 
Consequence Summary: A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. 
Corrective Summary: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank bracket. The fuel tank will be inspected and replaced if necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990112. 
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov. 
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