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Apr 14, 2016

MotoAmerica Mandating OEM Oil Filters On Yamaha YZF-R1 Racebikes

MotoAmerica is placing a temporary ban on aftermarket oil filters on Yamaha YZF-R1 racebikes. Photo by David Swarts, copyright Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.

Until further notice, MotoAmerica is placing a temporary ban on aftermarket oil filters for the 2015-16 Yamaha R1 (all models) pending investigation. As of today 4/14/16 all 2015-16 Yamaha R1 must use an OEM oil filter.

ELEMENT ASSY, OIL CL
5GH-13440-50-00

All teams should possess the correct tools and torque specifications to install oil filters and prevent the distortion of the gaskets. Filters must be safety wired.

Please contact technicaldirector@motoamerica.com with any questions.

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