New Delhi: Yamaha India on Thursday said it is recalling 902 units of its YZF-R3 bikes in India due to possible defect in the clutch pressure plate and oil pump malfunction. The parent company, Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Japan, has determined that a defect exists in few YZF-R3 motorcycles falling within certain production numbers.
The company did not share the manufacturing dates of the vehicles which will be affected by the recall. In a press statement here on Thursday, Yamaha said: “The YZF-R3 is an iconic bike and has been very successful in India. However, the parent company Yamaha Motor Company has determined that a defect, which relates to clutch pressure plate assembly and oil pump assembly malfunction exists in few YZF-R3 motorcycles falling within certain 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", company statement said.