India Yamaha Motor Personal Restricted has recalled 1,874 items of the Yamaha YZF-R3 bike mannequin resulting from a possible defect within the "radiator hose" and "spring torsion". Yamaha says that bikes inside a sure manufacturing quantity vary could also be affected by this defect and has issued a voluntary recall. In accordance with Yamaha, though no such issues have been reported wherever in India, the Japanese two-wheeler producer has initiated a manufacturing facility modification marketing campaign the place the affected bikes should get these elements changed.
The recall is being undertaken to handle a difficulty associated to the leaking of coolant from the radiator and widening of torsion spring. In all, 1,874 bikes are reportedly affected and these bikes are offered in each home and export markets. The affected bikes had been manufactured between July 2015 and Might 2018. Homeowners of the affected bikes shall be contacted individually and the bikes shall be repaired freed from price at Yamaha authorised dealerships. Yamaha says the corporate is working intently with vendor companions to make sure the restore expertise is "as handy and environment friendly as doable".
So, for those who personal a Yamaha YZF-R3 manufactured between July 2015 and Might 2018, it could be a good suggestion to examine together with your Yamaha dealership in case your bike falls inside the affected manufacturing numbers. In fact, all R3 bikes will not be affected by the talked about defects within the cooling system. The Yamaha YZF-R3 is priced at Rs. three.48 lakh (ex-showroom) and powered by a 321 cc, liquid-cooled, parallel-twin engine which places out 41 bhp at 10,750 rpm and 29.6 Nm of peak torque at 9,000 rpm. The R3 comes with commonplace Metzeler tyres and dual-channel ABS.