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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V365000
Component:  Exterior Lighting
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 08/02/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: 54,000
Defect Summary:
Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2010 YZF-R6 motorcycles manufactured from August 2005 through March 2010. The motorcycle's front side reflector was not placed at the proper height which fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence Summary:
Visibility of the motorcycle will be decreased, possibly increasing the risk of 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 August 11, 2010. Owners may contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926.

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