YAMAHA SR400 2018: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : YAMAHA Model : SR400 Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2014-04-01 - 2018-07-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V730000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-31 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-16 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-22
Manufacturers Involved: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1902
Summary:
      Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA "Yamaha" is recalling certain 2015-2018 Yamaha SR400 motorcycles. The engine oil line flare nut may be insufficiently tightened, allowing oil to leak onto the rear tire.
Consequence:
      An oil leak onto the rear tire can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the flare nut connection. If oil is not leaking, the nut will be tightened. If oil is leaking, the engine oil line will be replaced and the flare nut will be tightened, free of charge. The recall began October 31, 2018. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.