June 2, 2000
1998-1999 Yamaha YFZR1K, YFZR1KC, YFZR1L and YFZR1LC Motorcycles
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,
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