WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 16, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) – Piaggio Recall:
A footrest that falls off while the motorcycle is in motion may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V858000
Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 399
|MOTO GUZZI||V85 TT||2020|
Summary: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2020 Moto Guzzi V 85 TT motorcycles. The footrest mounting pin retaining clip may break, allowing the pin to disconnect and the footrest to fall off the motorcycle.
Remedy: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will replace the retaining clips on all four footrest pins, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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 Piaggio Recall