Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2019-2020 MP3 500 motorcycles. The MP3 brake line recall is being issued because the affected scooters may have been improperly galvanized, allowing hydrogen to be released into the brake fluid.
Piaggio will notify owners about the MP3 Brake Line Recall , and dealers will perform a complete brake system flush, free of charge. The recall began September 10, 2020. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PP2ZZQ1904_MP3.
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.safercar.gov. Owners may also reach out to Management at CycleVIN for more information regarding this, or any other recall. We advise you not to ride the scooter until it has been serviced, to tow it to the dealership if possible after scheduling an appointment for the free repair.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V524000
Manufacturer Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 123
Hydrogen in the braking system can reduce the brake lever’s ability to activate the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.