Yamaha YZF R3 recalled in India due to defects in oil pump and clutch plate pressure. These errors may result in to malfunction. Now the Yamaha recalls 902 units of YZF R3 falling the identified production numbers.
In a press release, Yamaha Motor India said that, “The YZF-R3 is an iconic bike and has been very successful in India. However, the parent company Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Japan, has determined that a defect, which relates to Clutch Pressure Plate assy & Oil Pump assy malfunction, exists in few YZF-R3 motorcycles falling within certain production numbers. Although no safety issues have been reported from anywhere in India, Yamaha as a responsible corporate has decided to recall all the vehicles falling under the identified production numbers. A total of 902 bikes will be recalled in India under Yamaha’s factory modification campaign, where the affected motorcycles’ defected parts will be replaced with a modified one on ‘Free of cost’ basis at Yamaha authorized dealers.”
“This recall is a reiteration of Yamaha’s commitment to safety of its customers and this action is not a result of complaints from customers but more of a preventive measure to ensure the safety of the customers.”
The replacement of defected parts will be free of cost. Yamaha issued a recall last year for all YZF R1 and YZF R1M motorcycle sold worldwide due to faulty gearbox issue