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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha Recall

By Walter Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V644000
Component:  Wheels
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 10/14/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28
Defect Summary:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2014 Yamaha YZF-R6 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2014, to September 1, 2014. The front and rear wheels of the affected motorcycles may have been manufactured with insufficient hardness.
Consequence Summary:
If the wheels have insufficient hardness, the wheels may loosen and/or air may leak from around the tire bead. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Yamaha has notified owners, and dealers will replace the front and rear wheel and tire assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2014. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990088.

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