MV Agusta is Recalling 211 of their 2010 F4 Motorcycles

April 15, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     MV AGUSTA / F4 2010
Manufacturer: MV AGUSTA MOTOR, S.P.A. Mfr’s Report Date: MAR 29, 2011
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 211
Summary:
 MV AGUSTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 F4 MOTORCYCLES FOR THE REAR SUBFRAME. THE UPPER FIXTURE POINTS MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENTLY ROBUST, WHICH MAY RESULT IN THE SUBFRAME CRACKING AND FAILING, LOCAL TO THE FIXTURE POINTS, DURING USE.
Consequence:
 THE STABILITY OF A RIDER AND PASSENGER COULD BE COMPROMISED, THEREBY CAUSING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 A REINFORCEMENT SUPPORT KIT FOR THE REAR SUBFRAME WILL BE INSTALLED BY DEALERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MV AGUSTA AT 1-215-830-3300.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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