Piaggio is Recalling certain Moto Guzzi motorcycles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C – June 29, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Front Brake Line may Rub and Leak

A loss of brake fluid can lengthen the distance needed to stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V380000

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,139

Make Model Model Year(s)
PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V7 III RACER 7 2017
PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V7 III SPECIAL 750 2017
PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V7 III STONE 750 2017
PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V9 BOBBER 2016 – 2017
PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V9 ROAMER 2016 – 2017

Summary: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer 750, V7 III Stone 750, V7 III Special 750, and 2016-2017 V9 Bobber, V9 Roamer motorcycles. The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

Remedy: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will secure the front ABS brake hose to prevent it from rubbing. Any hose that has already been damaged, will be replaced. The repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. 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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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