Rear suspension to motorcycles

Recall published
2007-09-17
Brand
Product title
Rear suspension to motorcycles
Product description
The recall concerns YAMAHA MT 01 motorcycles, produced from 2005 to 2007.
Risk
The rear suspension on the motorcycles may collapse during riding due to the suspension arm breakage at its bearing mount area. The affected area is constantly under stress from the press-fitted bearing. When the affected area is exposed to corrosive agents such as snow melting agent, the affected area develop cracks to the point of breaking the bearing area.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Motorcycles, model MT 01. Model code and frame number (PREFIX No):
- 5YU1/5YU3/5YU4, RP121, (000301-011175),
- 5YU8/5YUB, RP181, (000301- 0001239),
- 5YU2/5YU5/5YU6, RP122, (000003-000438),
- 5YU7, RP14N, (000002-000201),
- 5YUD/5YUE, RP20N, (000003-000092).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
0974/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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