Aprilia Recall of certain RSV4 and Tuono motorcycles

200507 Aprilia Recall - 2020 Aprilia RSV4 1000 RR (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 7, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Aprilia Recall: Brake Pads May Corrode/Detach From Backing Plate

If the front brake pad friction material detaches from the backing plate, the motorcycle may experience increased stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V245000

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,287

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
APRILIA RSV4 RF 2017 – 2018
APRILIA RSV4 RR 2017 – 2020
APRILIA TUONO RF 2017 – 2020
APRILIA TUONO RR 2017 – 2020

Summary: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Aprilia RSV4 1000 RF, and 2017-2020 Aprilia RSV4 1000 RR and Aprilia Tuono 1100 RF and RR motorcycles. The front brake pads may corrode, potentially causing the front brake pad friction material to detach from the backing plate.

Remedy: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake pads, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2020. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PA2ZZQ2001.

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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