Aprilia Recall of certain RS 660 and Tuono 660 motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 19, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Aprilia Recall: Crankshaft Connecting Rod May Break

A broken connecting rod can cause a sudden engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V502000

Manufacturer: Aprilia USA, Inc.

Components: ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 308

Summary: Aprilia is recalling certain 2021 RS 660 and Tuono 660 motorcycles. The engine crankshaft connecting rod may break due to improper heat-treatment.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the engine, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in July 2021. Owners may contact Aprilia customer service at 1-212-380-4400. Aprilia’s number for this recall is PA2ZZQ2107.

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.nhtsa.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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