Yamaha Motorcycles Recalls 14,000 More Bikes

Yamaha Motorcycles NHTSA Recall Alerts

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, engine vibration can cause the fuel tank mounting bracket to contact the fuel tank, which overtime, may result in the tank leaking fuel. CONSEQUENCE: A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank bracket….

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2015-2016 Yamaha R3 Ignition Switch Recall

Yamaha Recalls 2015-2016 YZF R3 for Ignition Switch Issues

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Yamaha YZF-R3 motorcycles. Water can enter and corrode the ignition switch resulting in an unexpected engine stall. CONSEQUENCE: An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. REMEDY: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition switch subassembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2017. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s…

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8 Motorcycles Stolen from Yamaha Dealership

Yamaha Dealership has 8 Motorcycles Stolen by Gang of Thieves

A gang of thieves was caught on surveillance camera as they smashed a window and made their way into a Yamaha dealership to steal dirt bikes. The burglary at Yamaha of Las Vegas on Jones Boulevard near Warm Springs Road happened in just two minutes early Monday morning. Eight people are seen gathering outside the store before several of the masked suspects threw rocks to smash a side window. Three…

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Yamaha R1 Wins 2017 German Design Award

2017 Yamaha R1 Motorcycle Design Award Winner

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. announced that its flagship supersport YZF-R1 model has been selected as the winner of the transportation category of the “German Design Award” competition. This achievement represents Yamaha Motor’s first nomination for this Award, and was selected as a first-time category winner from among over 4,000 entries. In addition, the German Design Award marks the fourth design award received by the YZF-R1 (2015 overseas model), following on…

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