Monday, 21 September 2009

2005 Yamaha YZF-R1 Recall

Yamaha Recalls on FJR1300, FZS600 and YZF-R1 built in 2005

Yamaha has recalled three 2005 motorcycles due to throttle position sensor failure, which can cause the engine to stall and cause a crash.

The throttle position sensor can fail on the FJR1300, FZS600 and YZF-R1. These bikes were manufactured between October 2004 and April 2005. Yamaha Motor Corporation said 180 motorcycles are affected.

Yamaha will notify owners and replace the throttle position sensor free of charger. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about October 7, 2009. Owners may contact Yamaha at 1-714-761-7300.

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

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