Yamaha India has issued a recall for the YZF-R3. The company has cited a clutch pressure plate assembly and oil pump assembly related defect as the reason for the recall. Yamaha took the wraps off its new low-capacity super sports model, the YZF-R3, at EICMA in November 2014. Following which it was launched here in India in September 2015. Yamaha claims the bike has been very successful. MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo visited India last year and did laps of the BIC aboard the Yamaha R3. Read on for more details on the Yamaha R3 Recall India
What’s The Problem?
According to the official statement issued by the company – “Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Japan, has determined that a defect, which relates to Clutch Pressure Plate assy & Oil Pump assy malfunction, exists in few YZF-R3 motorcycles falling within certain production numbers.”
Yamaha R3 Recall India – Affected Vehicles
Yamaha has identified the production number of the vehicles that might have been affected. A total 902 Yamaha YZF-R3 fall under this voluntary recall exercise.
Yamaha R3 Recall India – The Process
In case you own one of the 902 vehicles then you shall be contacted by a Yamaha dealer soon. Authorised dealers will replace the affected motorcycles’ defective parts with a modified one. This whole exercise will be carried out free of cost at Yamaha dealerships. Dealers will contact owners soon in case they already haven’t.
The press release further added – “Although no safety issues have been reported from anywhere in India, Yamaha as a responsible corporate has decided to recall all the vehicles falling under the identified production numbers.”
“This recall is a reiteration of Yamaha’s commitment to safety of its customers and this action is not a result of complaints from customers but more of a preventive measure to ensure the safety of the customers.”
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Yamaha R3 Price in India
|Yamaha R3 Price in India (ex-showroom, Delhi)||INR 3,26,000|
|Yamaha R3 Price in India (on-road, Delhi)||INR 3,46,692|