Yamaha recalls Yamaha FJR13A and FJR13AE motorcycles

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The transmission second gear can break

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA is recalling 2,285 model year 2016-2020 Yamaha FJR13A and FJR13AE motorcycles.

The second gear of the transmission can crack and break under high speed loads.

A broken gear can cause the transmission and rear wheel to lock causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Owners are advised not to operate their motorcycle until the repairs have been performed.

Yamaha will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and -- as necessary -- reprogram the Engine Control Unit (ECU) and replace the main axle and drive axle assemblies free of charge.

The recall was expected to begin January 13, 2021.

Owners may contact Yamaha customer service at (800) 962-7926. Yamaha's number for this recall is 990141.

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