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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V360000
Component:  Vehicle Speed Control
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 09/15/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 180
Defect Summary:
Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2005 motorcycles manufactured between October 2004 and April 2005. The throttle position sensor can fail.
Consequence Summary:
Failure of the throttle position could cause the engine to stall which could result in a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Yamaha will notify owners and replace the throttle position sensor free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about October 7, 2009. Owners may contact Yamaha at 1-714-761-7300.

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