Yamaha Xv1600an

Model Xv1600an made by Yamaha got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to power train. . There was one recall concerning power train .

Model 2001


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
03V309000YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USAfrom 11/01/2000 to 12/31/2003V (Vehicle)2913909/02/2003ODIYAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA08/26/200308/25/2003
Defect SummaryIn the transmission on certain motorcycles, the second/third pinion gear may be incorrectly machined which could cause abnormal wear that eventually results in a broken retainer circlip.
Consequence SummaryIf the circlip breaks, the transmission could lock up, which would also cause the rear wheel to lock up. this could result in loss of control and a crash, possibly resulting in serious injury or death.
Corrective SummaryYamaha will replace the transmission gears and shafts with new ones. owner notification began on september 9, 2003. 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 1-800-88-yamaha or visit their website at www.yamaha-motor.com.
NotesAlso, customers can contact the national highway traffic safety administration

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 Consumer received nhtsa recall 03v309000 concerning transmission failure. consumer contacted yamaha to find out when the parts were going to be sent to the dealers. manufacturer informed the customer that parts would be available the first of march 2004. however, parts were not available. consumer contacted the manufacturer again, but manufacturer had no information on when the parts will be available.*ak *mr