Piaggio Recall of certain 2020-2021 MP3 500 HPE scooters

220408 2021 MP3 500 HPE (678)

WASHINGTON D.C. – April 8,2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Piaggio Recall – Decreased Brake Performance

Brakes that do not perform as expected, and require the driver to apply more force to the brake levers or pedals, increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V217000

Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 27

MAKE  MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
PIAGGIO MP3 500 2020 – 2021

Summary: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2020-2021 MP3 500 HPE scooters. The brake hose terminal fittings zinc plating may contaminate the brake fluid, decreasing brake performance.

Remedy: Dealers will perform a complete brake system flush, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 18, 2022. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4400.

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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