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Motorcycle Recall - MV Agusta Recall

By Walter Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V189000
Manufacturer:  MV Agusta USA, LLC
Recall Date: 04/10/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 223
Defect Summary:
MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain model year 2014 Brutale RR (Corsa), Rivale 800, Brutale 800 Dragster, Brutale 800, Brutale 675, F3 800, and F3 675 motorcycles manufactured December 18, 2013, through March 10, 2014. In the affected motorcycles, the threaded bolt used to secure the swingarm pin may fail.
Consequence Summary:
A failure of the bolt that secures the swingarm pin may allow the swingarm to loosen while riding, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
MV Agusta has notified owners and dealers will install a new threaded bolt, free of charge. The recall began on April 25, 2014. Owners may contact MV Agusta at 1-215-781-1770. MV Agusta's number for this recall is 2798.

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