Engine issue sees Yamaha Tricity scooters recalled

Possible engine issues sparks Yamaha scooter recall

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Australian owners of some Yamaha Tricity scooters are being asked to contact their local Yamaha dealership to arrange for a possible engine issue to be rectified.

The recall affects a total of 243 scooters sold in Australia, all are either MW125/MW125A models and the recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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All of the affected scooters were sold in Australia between the 25th of September 2014 and the 7th of November 2017.

The recall notice advises that the primary fixed sheave nut may loosen during riding due to inadequate tightening torque of the nut.

If the nut loosens off, the primary sheave may contact the crank case cover, causing noise from the engine assembly and possible engine stalling.

What are the hazards?

Engine stalling during riding may cause loss of control of the scooter, posing an accident risk to the rider.

What should owners do?

Affected Yamaha Tricity owners should contact their nearest Yamaha dealer to arrange an inspection and repair of the motorcycle.

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Further info is also available direct from Yamaha dealerships, or by contacting Yamaha Motor Australia on 1300 593 600.

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