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Motorcycle Recall - Vespa Recall

By Walter Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V364000
Manufacturer:  Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Recall Date: 06/24/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 305
Defect Summary:
Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2013 Vespa 946 scooters manufactured August 6, 2013, through October 15, 2013. The affected scooters have fuel line that may leak.
Consequence Summary:
A fuel line leak may result in the scooter stalling, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire.
Corrective Summary:
Piaggio has notified owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall began on July 17, 2014. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

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