Yamaha Recalls Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

The drive chain on the recalled 2014 Yamaha competition off-road motorcycles can detach and cause the rider to lose control

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Yamaha competition off-road motorcycles

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The off-road motorcycle’s drive chain can detach and cause the rider to lose control, posing a crash hazard.

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Yamaha at (800) 962-7926 anytime or online at www.yamahamotorsports.com and under the Sports tab, subcategory Motorcycles-Off-Road, click on Parts and Service, then Factory Modification Campaigns, then models YZ250FE and YZ450FE for more information.

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About 1,300

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This recall involves two-wheeled 2014 Yamaha competition off-road motorcycles with model numbers YZ250FEL, YZ250FEW, YZ450FEL and YZ450FEW. YZ250F or YZ450F and 250 or 450 is printed on the left and right side panels of the motorcycles. The motorcycles are blue and white, or red and white. The VIN number is stamped on the frame at the steering stem. The letter E in the 10th position of the VIN number indicates that the unit was made in the 2014 model year. 

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None reported

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Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled off-road motorcycles and contact their local Yamaha dealer to schedule a free repair. Yamaha is contacting registered owners directly.

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Yamaha motorcycle dealers nationwide from December 2013 through January 2014 for between $7,500 and $8,500.

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Yamaha Motor Corporation USA, of Cypress, Calif.

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Japan

  • Yamaha model YZ250FEL

  • Yamaha model YZ250FEW

  • Yamaha model YZ450FEL

  • Yamaha model YZ450FEW