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2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Recall Will Affect All Units Sold in USA

2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 Recall Will Affect All Units Sold in USA

More trouble looms for Yamaha and its pending recall of the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1, as our sources have indicated that all of the superbikes sold in the USA will be affected by the new R1's transmission issues. You may recall that Asphalt & Rubber broke the story two weeks ago about the upcoming...

Published on December 11 2015, 18:56
Source: www.asphaltandrubber.com
 

We have known that Yamaha USA is recalling all of the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 superbikes it sold this year, for quite some time, and hopefully today we can end our coverage of that situation, as NHTSA has finally published the recall for the R1 on its website. As expected, the recall touches roughly... 

Yamaha issued a recall notice December 4, 2015, to all owners regarding a transmission defect in all 2015 YZF-R1 motorcycles. What Yamaha Has Announced: "In affected motorcycles, both second gear wheel and pinion gears in the transmission may break as a result of extremely high stress and/or... 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has officially announced the recall on 2015 and YZF-R1M models to correct a problem with their transmissions. As we previously reported, the issue may cause the second, third and fourth gears to break under excessive stress. The recall affects... 

By now, Asphalt & Rubber readers should be well aware of the recall being issued on all the 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1 & 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M motorcycles sold in the USA. We broke the news back in November, and even covered how recalls work in Episode 11 of the Two Enthusiasts Podcast – the show is well... 

Yamaha USA has announced that they will be recalling a combined 24,000 units of the 2012-2013 Yamaha Super Ténéré and 2009-2013 Yamaha YZF-R1 models, due to heat expansion in the headlight. The heat expansion could cause potential failure of the headlight, which would reduce visibility of the... 

Late last year Yamaha India's pricing for the new 2015 Yamaha YZF-R1M and YZF-R1 had been leaked thanks to some dealers who were eager to get the word out. At that point of time the prices were found to be at 24 lakh for the R1 and 32 lakh for the R1M. The prices were quite a shock and really... 

Yamaha is back. After riding the latest R1 at Sydney Motorsports Park in Australia last February, we walked away amazed, but we also left with a huge list of unanswered questions. Racetrack press introductions allow a motorcycle to be tested near its limits, exploring aspects of performance that...