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Motorcycle Recall - Piaggio Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V468000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Recall Date: 07/22/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 382
Defect Summary:
Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Piaggio Fly 150 3V ie scooters. The front brake disc mounting screws may loosen and contact the brake caliper holding plate or the fork leg.
Consequence Summary:
If a screw loosens and contacts the caliper holding plate or the fork leg, the front wheel may suddenly lock up, increasing the risk of crash.
Corrective Summary:
Piaggio has notified owners, and dealers will tighten the front brake disc mounting screws after applying a thread-locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio's number for this recall is 0000313.

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