YAMAHA YZFR6 2010: EQUIPMENT

Make : YAMAHA Model : YZFR6 Year : 2010
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14E012000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-11-19 Date Received by ODI: 2014-04-01 Date Added to Database: 2014-04-07
Manufacturers Involved: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2827
Summary:
      Ohlins Racing AB "Ohlins" is recalling certain steering dampers kits manufactured with an incorrectly machined bracket. These dampers were sold for use as aftermarket equipment on Yamaha R1, R6, and FZ6, Suzuki TL1000 R and GSX1300R, Honda CB600RR, and Ducati Monster 1000, 748, 848, 916, 996, and 998 motorcycles. Also included are universal steering damper kits with part numbers SD 000 through SD 005. The affected brackets may crack.
Consequence:
      If there is a crack in the steering bracket, at low speeds it may cause the steering to lock, leading to personal injury or a crash.
Remedy:
      Ohlins will notify the distributors and provide their customers with a new bracket. The recall began in November 2013. Owners may contact Ohlins USA at 1-828-692-4525. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 13E-034.
Report Initiator: MFR E 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.