Piaggio Recall of certain MP3 500 motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 8, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Piaggio Recall: Brake Lever/Pedal Travel Required To Decelerate

Hydrogen in the braking system can reduce the brake lever’s ability to activate the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V524000

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 123

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
PIAGGIO MP3 500 2019 – 2020

Summary: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2019-2020 MP3 500 motorcycles. The brake lines may have been improperly galvanized, allowing hydrogen to be released into the brake fluid.

Remedy: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will perform a complete brake system flush, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 24, 2020. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PP2ZZQ1904_MP3.

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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