Yamaha India has issued a recall for the YZF-R3. The company has cited “a defect in its Fuel Tank Bracket and Main Switch Sub Assy” as the reason. In India, this recall affects 1155 units of the R3. 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 detected a defect in its Fuel Tank Bracket and Main Switch Sub Assy and has announced a recall.”
Yamaha R3 Recall India – Affected Vehicles
Yamaha has identified the production number of the vehicles that might have been affected. In India, a total of 1155 units of the Yamaha YZF-R3 fall under this voluntary recall exercise.
Yamaha R3 Recall India – The Process
In case you own one of the 1155 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 –
“As a responsible manufacturer, Yamaha has initiated a factory modification campaign under which the defective parts will be replaced with a modified one on ‘free of cost’ basis at Yamaha dealerships. The replacement activity would begin immediately as the company would communicate with customers directly.
This recall is a reiteration of Yamaha’s commitment to the safety of its customers by offering safe and satisfactory products.”
In June 2016, Yamaha has issued a recall to inspect clutch pressure plate assembly and oil pump assembly related defect in the YZF-R3.
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Yamaha R3 Price in India
|Yamaha R3 Price in India (ex-showroom, Delhi)||Rs. 3,26,530|
|Yamaha R3 Price in India (on-road, Delhi)||Rs. 3,60,650|