YAMAHA YZFR6 2005: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Make : YAMAHA Model : YZFR6 Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2005-08-01 - 2010-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V365000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-08-12 Date Received by ODI: 2010-08-05 Date Added to Database: 2010-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 53449
Summary:
      YAMAHA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2010 YZF-R6 MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM AUGUST 2005 THROUGH MARCH 2010. THE MOTORCYCLE'S FRONT SIDE REFLECTOR WAS NOT PLACED AT THE PROPER HEIGHT WHICH FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
      VISIBILITY OF THE MOTORCYCLE WILL BE DECREASED, POSSIBLY INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      YAMAHA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MOTORCYCLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 12, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT YAMAHA AT 1-800-962-7926.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .