THROTTLE LINKAGE

         
Number 050003T   MIC: YAM
Company: YAMAHA MOTOR CORP USA   Company Official: LEN
Model Name: F225/LF225 F200/LF200   Model Year: 5-Feb
Problem 1: THROTTLE LINKAGE      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 1/18/2005
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 4/9/2008
Units 34602   Campaign Open Date 1/18/2005
Boat Type 31   Campaign Close Date 4/9/2008
Severity: L   Last Date: 6/12/2007
Comments:  
IN 2002 THRU 2005 MODEL F225!@ LF225!@ F200 AND LF200 OUTBOARD MOTORS THERE MAY BE EXCESSIVE FRICTION IN THE BALL JOINTS OF THE THROTTLE LINK RODS. FRICTION COULD PREVENT THROTTLE RETURN SPRINGS FROM RETURNING THROTTLE LINKAGE TO IDLE POSITION PREVENTING OPERATOR FROM SHIFTING REMOTE CONTROL INTO NEUTRAL. DANGER OF COLLISION. 26150 UNITS W/CONSUMERS AND 8008 W/DEALERS. 050127 SENT CURS. THIS IS SAME CAMPAIGN AS 050005T FOR MERCURY. 050321 CUR 1 RCVD. 050607 CUR 2 RCVD - 13!@013 UNITS CORRECTED. 091405 CUR 3 RCVD - 19396 CORRECTED. 031406 CUR 5 RCVD - 20833 CORRECTED. 060506 CUR 6 RCVD - 21690 CORRECTED. 082106 CUR 7 - 22151 CORRECTED. 121906 CUR 8 - 22590 CORRECTED. 031207 CUR 9 - 22818 CORRECTED. 061207 CUR 10 - 23036 CORRECTED. CUR 13 - 23596 CORRECTED.