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Motorcycle Recall - Aprilia

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V035000
Component:  Visibility: Windshield
Manufacturer:  Piaggio USA, INC.
Recall Date: 01/20/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 458
Defect Summary:
Piaggio is recalling 458 model year 2008-2009 Aprilia Scarabeo 200 motorcycles. These motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 205 "glazing materials." The incorrect DOT standard equipment handlebar mounted windshield that was provided was installed. Both DOT and EURO specifications were sent for installation.
Consequence Summary:
This does not meet the requirements of the standard.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the windshield component according to DOT specifications free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during February 2009. Owners may contact Piaggio at 1-212-380-4458.

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