Yamaha has officially issued a statement, recalling the R3 in India. The issue is with the clutch pressure plate assembly and oil pump assembly. A total of 903 units have been affected and the motorcycle will be fixed free of cost.
The official statement says:
"The YZF-R3 is an iconic bike and has been very successful in India. However, the parent company Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd., Japan, has determined that a defect, which relates to Clutch Pressure Plate assy & Oil Pump assy malfunction, exists in few YZF-R3 motorcycles falling within certain production numbers."
"Although no safety issues have been reported from anywhere in India, Yamaha as a responsible corporate has decided to recall all the vehicles falling under the identified production numbers."
"A total of 902 bikes will be recalled in India under Yamaha's factory modification campaign, where the affected motorcycles' defective parts will be replaced with a modified one on 'Free of cost' basis at Yamaha authorized dealers."
Please get in touch with your nearest dealer for more information.