1999 Yamaha R6 Recalls

Below is the only recall on the 1999 Yamaha R6 per the recall.gov website.

Model Year: 1999
Manufacturer: YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA
Mfr’s Report Date: MAR 09, 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 00V076000
N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
Potential Number of Units Affected: 17146

Summary:
Vehicle description: Motorcycles. The screws holding the sidestand switch can loosen and fall out due to engine heat and vibration If this happens, the sidestand switch would not function correctly, so it would be possible to ride the motorcycle with the sidestand in the down position.

Consequence:
This condition would increase the risk that the sidestand could hit the ground during a turn, which could cause loss of control of the motorcycle.

Remedy:
Dealers will replace the screws holding the sidestand switch.

Notes:
Owner notification began March 13, 2000. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasnoble time should contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926. Also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

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