WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 31, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Wheel clamping screws that experience excessive play can cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V458000
Manufacturer: MV Agusta USA, LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22
|MV AGUSTA||BRUTALE 800 DRAGSTER RC||2018|
|MV AGUSTA||F3 800||2018|
|MV AGUSTA||F3 800 RC||2018|
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.
Remedy: 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.
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