XV 1600 motorcycle “Yamaha”

Recall published
2006-10-30
Brand
Product title
XV 1600 motorcycle “Yamaha”
Product description
All vehicles manufactured in the years 1999 to 2002 with Vehicle Identification Numbers in the following ranges are affected: JYAVP081000000301 to JYAVP081000010047 JYAVP081000010392 to JYAVP081000012035 JYAVP081000012997 to JYAVP081000013612 JYAVP081000015201 to JYAVP081000016852
Risk
These vehicles can exhibit various defects: - the fourth-gear sprocket on the gearbox main shaft can shift axially, since the circlip may slip out of the groove, - a dog on the fourth-gear sprocket on the layshaft may break off in the event of a violent gear-change. The main shaft including the fourth-gear sprocket and the associated clips and washers must be replaced on all vehicles. The fourth-gear sprocket on the layshaft must also be replaced with a modified, reinforced version.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
VP08, EC type-approval e1*92/61*00029
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
0725/06
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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