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Recalls - 2000 YAMAHA XV1600ATM

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

Recall Number

01V094000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: ON CERTAIN ROAD STAR MOTORCYCLES, IF THE BOLTS HOLDING THE EXHAUST SYSTEM ARE ALLOWED TO LOOSEN, THE BRACKET HOLDING THE MUFFLERS CAN BREAK.

Defect Consequence

IF THIS OCCURS, THE BROKEN BRACKET AND THE MUFFLERS COULD FALL LOOSE FROM THE MOTORCYCLE, DAMAGING OR PULLING LOOSE THE REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE HOSE, CAUSING LOSS OF REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE. THE LOOSE MUFFLER PARTS COULD ALSO PRESENT A TRAFFIC HAZARD FOR THOSE AROUND THE MOTORCYCLE. ADDITIONALLY, THE RIDER COULD BE DISTRACTED AS THE MUFFLERS FALL LOOSE, LEADING TO A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW MUFFLER BRACKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 27, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-6-YAMAHA (1-800-693-6242).

Notes

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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