Yamaha India has announced the recall of its YZF-R3. The parent company Yamaha Motor, Japan has detected a defect in its fuel tank bracket and main switch sub assy. Yamaha to communicate all the 1155 YZF-R3 owners and soon the replacement of the defective parts will be done on free of cost basis, as said by Yamaha India.
According to the Yamaha statement:
“The YZF-R3 is an exceptional performer and has been very successful on Indian roads. Recently, the parent company Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd., Japan has detected a defect in its Fuel Tank Bracket and Main Switch Sub Assy and has announced a recall. In India, this will affect 1155 vehicles.
As a responsible manufacturer, Yamaha has initiated a factory modification campaign under which the defective parts will be replaced with a modified one on ‘free of cost’ basis at Yamaha dealerships. The replacement activity would begin immediately as the company would communicate with customers directly.
This recall is a reiteration of Yamaha’s commitment to the safety of its customers by offering safe and satisfactory products.”