The sales of Counterfeit Yamaha Motorcycle Parts and Yamaha copyright material
on internet auction sites is widespread.
These items include many
copies of Yamaha Motorcycle Parts and re-engineered or copied
Yamaha products (Counterfeit Yamaha Motorcycle Spares, Fake Yamaha Motorcycle Accessories
Copies of Yamaha software such as Yamaha Motorcycle Workshop manuals, Yamaha Satellite Navigation system maps
and updates, Yamaha Motorcycle Engine diagnostics and Yamaha re-mapping
software etc is currently available. Much of this material also uses
Yamaha copyright images (such as the "Yamaha Logo") and any
sales from an un-authorised party can obviously directly
affect the Yamaha supply and maintenance chain (including
Yamaha Dealerships), whilst possibly financing criminal or
Additionally; some copied
disks labeled as "Yamaha"
contains viruses, malware and - or computer hijacking software,
whilst the failure of some bootleg mechanical components
(such as brake components) can be potentially life
Many Counterfeit Yamaha Motorcycle Parts are
manufactured in the Far East (Particularly India, Taiwan and
China). China is the main source of many Fake Yamaha Motorcycle Parts such as Fake Yamaha Alloy
In most cases these goods are sub-standard.
Eg; Fake Yamaha Motorcycle Parts may not fit correctly.
to knowingly fit Counterfeit Yamaha Spares to a genuine Yamaha Motorcycle
borders on stupidity.
However; using Counterfeit Yamaha Motorcycle Parts can be both a false economy and fatal. Components such as Fake
Yamaha Motorcycle Alloy Wheels
can be prone to cracking and vital components such as
Counterfeit Motorcycle Brake Calipers, Counterfeit Motorcycle Brake Pads
are often made from sub standard components which simply
fail under pressure.
For some time now, UK Anti
Piracy has monitored and taken action on behalf of
Multiple interested parties. We continue to develop and
expand this relationship and we can work with Yamaha, UK
Trading Standards and online services to significantly
reduce - hopefully eradicate the supply of Counterfeit
Yamaha products, Fake Yamaha Motorcycle Parts and pirated