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Motorcycle Recall - Piaggio Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V469000
Component:  Suspension
Manufacturer:  Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Recall Date: 07/24/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 180
Defect Summary:
Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2018 Liberty 50 iGet 3V scooters. The nut that holds the rear swing arm to the frame may loosen allowing the swing arm to move out of position.
Consequence Summary:
The shifting swing arm may cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will check the swing arm nut torque, tightening or replacing the nut, bolt and washer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2017. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

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