US NHTSA Recalls: Piaggio Aprilia Motorcycles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, May 7, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of eleven (11) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/EdQa30qv3Do

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the eleven (11) recalls the NHTSA announced this May comes news of the following:

Logo - Piaggio Group AmericasPiaggio Group Americas, Inc., a New York, New York establishment and subsidiary of Pontedera, Italy-based Piaggio & C. SpA, a manufacturer of two-wheeled motor vehicles as well as compact commercial vehicles, has recalled an estimated 3,287 model year 2017-2018 Aprilia RSV4 1000 RF, 2017-2020 Aprilia RSV4 1000 RR and Aprilia Tuono 1100 RF and RR Motorcycles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Hydraulic – Brake Pads May Corrode/Detach From Backing Plate

NHTSA Safety Notification 20E026000 reports the front brake pads may corrode, potentially causing the front brake pad friction material to detach from the backing plate.

According to the NHTSA, if the front brake pad friction material detaches from the backing plate, the motorcycle may experience increased stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash.

Piaggio will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the front brake pads, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2020. Owners may contact Piaggio Customer Service toll-free at 1-212-380-4433 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Piaggio’s designation for this recall is PA2ZZQ2001.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Piaggio Group Americas. Inc., please search for “Piaggio” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Piaggio Aprilia brand, please search for “Aprilia” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V245000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12996-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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