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Author Topic: 2020 / 2021 Bolt RECALL!  (Read 217 times)

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Offline ShakerNorm

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2020 / 2021 Bolt RECALL!
« on: November 15, 2021, 08:08:41 am »
Just found out about a recall on some 20/21 Bolts.

This is about Oil seepage THROUGH the crankcase due to faulty casting. 
If this oil drips through the case and onto your tire, It could be EXTREMELY DANGEROUS!

On October 15, 2021, Yamaha Motor Corporation USA issued a safety recall notice for certain 2020 and 2021 Bolt motorcycles due to a possible crankcase porosity issue. In affected units, the crankcase may be porous near a bolt location toward the bottom of the piece, which could cause oil to leak out onto the rear tire. This, in turn, could cause the rider to lose control of their bike, resulting in injury and/or death.

Approximately 233 bikes are believed to be involved in this recall, which Yamaha says is about four percent of bikes produced. The affected range was made between August 15, 2019 and May 14, 2021. Affected VINs range from JYAVN05E0LA015491 to JYAVN05YXLA004234 (non-sequential) and JYAVN05E0MA015475 to JYAVN05YXMA004316.

Owners should not ride their affected Bolts until they have been repaired. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990150, and owners can contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s campaign number for this recall is 21V-806. Owners may also contact the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.nhtsa.gov

If you have or suspect you have one of these bikes - GET IT TO YOUR DEALER ASAP!
Since this is a Safety Recall - It won't cost you anything, and might SAVE YOUR LIFE!

Here's more Info:

News Article:     https://www.rideapart.com/news/542323/yamaha-bolt-2020-2021-recall/

NHTSA Website:     https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=21V806000&refurl=rss#recalls490

Details:     https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2021/RCRIT-21V806-4931.pdf

Yamaha Recall Letter:     https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2021/RCONL-21V806-2143.pdf
« Last Edit: November 15, 2021, 08:26:11 am by ShakerNorm »

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