Yamaha Motor India possesses recalled the YZF-R3 adhering to reports of the motorbike being recalled in the united states as well. In a declaration, Yamaha has said that they have thought of 1155 units due to a downside detected in the fuel tank bracket and the primary switch sub assembly. This is going to affect nearly all models in India.
We have a acquired a statement from Yamaha declaring, The YZF-R3 is an exceptional entertainer and has been very successful in Indian roads. Recently, the parent company Yamaha Continuous-duty motor Co. Ltd., Japan has detected your defect in its Gas tank Bracket and Key Switch Sub Assy and has now announced a recall. In India, this may affect 1155 vehicles.
Yamaha could replace the defective elements with a modified one particular free of cost under a manufacturing plant modification campaign in Yamaha dealerships. The company is going to communicate to the consumers directly for the substitute exercise that would start off immediately.
About the defective parts, it is the gas tank bracket that may get taking the beating due to engine vibrations which, in turn, could have created the fuel tank to break into and causing a petrol leak. The other part that is defective is definitely the power switch assembly that is going to corrode because of vividness of water, from rainwater or moisture, consequently giving a beginning issue.
This is not the 1st time that Yamaha has thought of the YZF-R3. The Japanese maker had recalled close to 15000 YZF-R3s for faulty engine oil pumps, transmission along with front brakes during Japan. These motorcycles were manufactured between March and May 2016.