Yamaha recently announced a recall due to a broken front brake lever on certain 2019 YZFR3 motorcycles that can affect front braking ability, increasing the risk of crash. Porosities in the front brake lever may cause it to break if it is gripped with a strong force.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V341000
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA
Components: SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 198
Remedy: Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the front brake lever, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2019. Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at 1-800-962-7926. Yamaha’s number for this recall is 990128.S