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