US NHTSA Recalls: Yamaha XC155 Scooters


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, May 6, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of eighty-four (84) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

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Among the eighty-four (84) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month, comes news of the following:

Logo - Yamaha Motor Corporation USAYamaha Motor Corporation, USA (“Yamaha”), a Cypress, California establishment and subsidiary of Yamaha Motor Company Limited of Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan, has recalled an estimated 4,262 model year 2015-2020 Yamaha XC155 Scooters marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Engine – Missing Primary Sheave Nut may cause Engine stall

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V251000 reports the Primary Sheave Nut in the recalled Yamaha XC155 Scooters may loosen and fall off.

According to the NHTSA, a missing Primary Sheave Nut may cause a stall, without the ability to restart the Engine, increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Yamaha will notify registered owners, and dealers will install a primary Retaining Nut and Washer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 28, 2021. Owners may contact Yamaha Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-962-7926 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) for more information. Yamaha’s designation for this recall is 990145. Note: Owners are advised not to ride their Scooter until the remedy has been preformed.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA, please search for “Yamaha” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Yamaha XC155 brand, please search for “XC155” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V251000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14386-2021
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