Piaggio Recall of certain Vespa GTS 300 and GTV 300 scooters

201020 Vespa GTS 300 - NHTSA Recall (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Vespa Recall: Improperly Galvanized Brake Lines Reduce Braking

Reduced braking efficiency can lengthen the distance needed to stop the scooter, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V617000

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 483

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
PIAGGIO VESPA GTS 300 2020 – 2021
PIAGGIO VESPA GTV 300 2020 – 2021

Summary: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Vespa GTS 300 and GTV 300 scooters. Improperly galvanized brake pipe terminals can result in excessive front and/or rear brake levers travel during braking.

Remedy: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will test the O-Ring, replace the brake fluid and bleed the brake system, or replace the brake pipes based on the vehicle’s age, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 21, 2020. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PP2ZZQ2003_GTS/GTV.

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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