The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1201/15

Product:  Motorcycle

Name: YZF-R1, YZF-R1M

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were manufactured in 2015.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Yamaha

Type / number of model:  Type: RN32 EC-type approval: e1*2007/24*0740

Risk type: Fire
Because of possible damage to an O-ring, fitted poorly when the engine was assembled, motor oil can leak from one of the oil pipes. As the oil pipe is located outside close to the engine, at the level of the exhaust manifold, the leaking oil could drop onto the hot exhaust manifold while the motorcycle is being driven and catch fire.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Other)

Description:  Motorcycle

Country of origin: Japan

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: France, The Netherlands, Croatia, Sweden, Ireland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Denmark, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Portugal, Greece