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Motorcycle Recall - Yamaha Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V423000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Recall Date: 06/30/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 40
Defect Summary:
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2017 Yamaha YZFR3 motorcycles. The affected motorcycles, intended for the US market, may have been manufactured with a Canadian Motor Vehicle Certification Label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
Consequence Summary:
If the stamped vehicle identification number (VIN) does not match the VIN on the Vehicle Certification Label, owners may be unable to tell if their vehicle is under an important safety recall.
Corrective Summary:
Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Vehicle Certification Label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 20, 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990115.

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