Piaggio is Recalling certain 2008 – 2011 Vespa scooters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 19, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Defective Fuel Pump may Result in Stall

Report Receipt Date: FEB 04, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V066000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,613

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

PIAGGIO

Model

BV 250

BV 300

MP3 250

VESPA GTS 250

VESPA GTS 300

VESPA GTS SUPER 250

VESPA GTS SUPER 300

VESPA GTV 250

VESPA GTV 300

VESPA LX 150

VESPA LXV 150

VESPA S 150

Model Year(s)

2009 – 2010

2010

2009 – 2010

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2008 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2011

2011

2011

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

SUMMARY: Piaggio Group Americas Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain model year 2008-2010 Vespa GTS 250, GTV 250, GTS Super 250, 2011 Vespa LX 150, LXV 150, S 150, 2010-2011 Vespa GTS 300, GTV 300, GTS Super 300, 2009-2010 Piaggio MP3 250, BV 250 Tourer, and 2010 BV 300 Tourer motorcycles. Due to a defective fuel pump, the affected motorcycles may stall while being operated or may fail to restart after being shut off for 15-20 minutes.

CONSEQUENCE: If the motorcycle stalls, there is an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2015. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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