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Motorcycle Recall - MV Agusta Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18V458000
Component:  Suspension
Manufacturer:  MV Agusta USA, LLC
Recall Date: 07/10/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22
Defect Summary:
MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain 2018 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RC, F3 800RC, and F3 800 motorcycles. These vehicles are equipped with a fork axle carrier that may have damaged threads which can cause excessive play of the wheel clamping screw.
Consequence Summary:
Wheel clamping screws that experience excessive play can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
MV Agusta will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the threaded holes in the fork axle carriers, and if necessary replace the fork leg, free of charge. Owners are advised to not ride their motorcycles until the repair has been performed. The recall began July 20, 2018. Owners may contact MV Agusta customer service at 1-215-781-1770. MV Agusta's number for this recall is 18RC02.

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