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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  16V892000
Component:  Electrical System
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 12/12/2016
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,640
Defect Summary:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2015 XC155F SMAX scooters manufactured September 17, 2014, to October 27, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently clamped speed sensor lead wire, causing the wire to fatigue and break.
Consequence Summary:
If the speed sensor wire breaks, the speedometer will not work, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the speed sensor assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990111.

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