Yamaha Xv1600al

Model Xv1600al made by Yamaha got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to suspension. . There was one recall concerning engine and engine cooling .

Model 1999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
01V094000YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USAfrom 10/01/1998 to 06/30/1999V (Vehicle)1336203/27/2001MFRYAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA03/23/200103/23/2001
Defect SummaryVehicle description: on certain road star motorcycles, if the bolts holding the exhaust system are allowed to loosen, the bracket holding the mufflers can break.
Consequence SummaryIf this occurs, the broken bracket and the mufflers could fall loose from the motorcycle, damaging or pulling loose the rear hydraulic brake hose, causing loss of rear brake performance. the loose muffler parts could also present a traffic hazard for those around the motorcycle. additionally, the rider could be distracted as the mufflers fall loose, leading to a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will install a new muffler bracket. owner notification began march 27, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact yamaha at 1-800-6-yamaha (1-800-693-6242).
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 While traveling about 40mph the weld mount for the rear shock separated which caused the bike to lower on the rear tire. *tt