Yamaha recalls new YZF-R3 and MT-03

Yamaha YZF-R3 studio (header)Yamaha has issued a recall on all YZF-R3 and MT-03 models built between April and July this year.

According to the Japanese manufacturer, the clutch pressure plate bearing on both models could break because of issues with the load rating of the bearing.

All in all it means that frequent use could result in the clutch failing on both the R3 and MT-03.

On top of that, both models could also be affected by problems with engine oil pressure.

Again, according to Yamaha, an issue with the oil relief valve in the oil pump means that the engine oil pressure may not be regulated properly.

The results of which could lead to the engine being damaged due to a lack of oil in the system of both the YZF-R3 and the MT-03.

Affected owners have been and they should now contact the dealer they bought their bike from to get a repair sorted.

Yamaha has also stated that the recall is precautionary at the moment and that the fixes should not take too long to implement.

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