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