Yamaha Japan has officially announced a recall of 15,072 motorcycles over faulty oil pump ①, transmission problems ② and front brake issues ③. The motorcycles affected by the recall are R25, R25A, R3, MT25 and MT320. Check out the table below to know which specific models are affected in this recall.
|Company||Model||Common name||Recalled chassis number range and production period of (serial number)||The number of recalled vehicles||Remarks|
|Yamaha||EBL-RH07J||“YZF-R3A”||RH07J-001001 ~ RH07J-003436|
2015 March 19 – 2016 May 19
|“MT320”||RH07J-001641 ~ RH07J-003400|
2015 August 31 – 2016 May 23
|JBK-RG10J||“YZF-R25”||RG10J-001001 ~ RG10J-015324|
2014 October 6 – 2016 April 22
|“YZF-R25A”||RG10J-006561 ~ RG10J-015277|
2015 February 12 – 2016 April 1,
|“MT250”||RG10J-008962 ~ RG10J-014161|
2015 June 22 – 2016 February 14,
2016 April 1,
|(A total of two models)||(A total of five models)||(The entire range of the production period)|
2014 October 6 – 2016 May 23
|(A total of 15,072 units)||①15,072|
Oil Pump Problem ①
Transmission Problem ②
Front Brake Issues ③
The oil pump of the engine plunger is said to have an inappropriate design due to which the prime mover may not function properly. Secondly, in the power transmission device, the strength of the bearing of the clutch pressure plate is insufficient. Clutch operation may damage the said bearings which is likely to render the motorcycle nonoperational. Lastly, due to the setup, the front brake hose may come in contact with the radiator during running and may cause the brake fluid to leak thus decreasing the braking force.
Yamaha Japan is currently fixing the issues on the affected models. Meanwhile, there is no official statement from Yamaha India for any recall of the YZF-R3 sold in the Indian market.