WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 19, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
A broken connecting rod can cause a sudden engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V502000
Manufacturer: Aprilia USA, Inc.
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