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June 2, 2000

1998-1999 Yamaha YFZR1K, YFZR1KC, YFZR1L and YFZR1LC Motorcycles Recalled

Detroit, MI  (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1998-1999 Yamaha YFZR1K, YFZR1KC, YFZR1L and YFZR1LC motorcycles because the front brake pad material could separate from the backing plate due to insufficient adhesion.

According to NHTSA, if pad separation occurs, there could be a loss of braking ability.

5,313 of these cycles, manufactured between October, 1998 through July, 1999 are affected by this recall.

Dealers will install new front brake pads. Owner notification began March 13, 2000.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V077]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers June 2, 2000.

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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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