Piaggio MP3 Brake Line Recall Alert

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.

Remedy

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.

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.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.

SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGMENT PDF

OWNER SAFETY RECALL NOTIFICATION LETTER 

REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS AND TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V524000

Manufacturer Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 123

Brake Lever/Pedal Travel Required To Decelerate. Hydrogen in the braking system can reduce the brake lever’s ability to activate the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
PIAGGIO MP3 500 2019-2020

 

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