Moto Guzzi Aprilia Front Brake Master Cylinder Recall Alert

Piaggio Group Americas. Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Moto Guzzi Audace 1400 and Eldorado 1400, 2017-2018 Moto Guzzi California 1400, 2017 Moto Guzzi MGX 21 Bagger, 2013-2014 Aprilia Mana 850, 2014-2016 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750, 2018-2019 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900, and 2018 Aprilia Shiver 900 motorcycles. Due to a problem with the ineffective lever stroke of the front brake master cylinder, the front brakes may drag or apply, causing the motorcycle to unexpectedly slow down or stop completely without activating the rear brake light.

CONSEQUENCE:

Unexpectedly slowing down or stopping while driving with no warning to following traffic can increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ineffective lever stroke, and if necessary, replace the front brake master cylinder free of charge. The recall began August 16, 2019. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PA2ZZQ1904.

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.

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-19V561-1364

SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: RCLRPT-19V561-7523

OWNER NOTIFICATION OF DEFECT LETTER PART 577: RCONL-19V561-1491

Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • APRILIA DORSODURO 2014-2016,2018-2019
  • APRILIA MANA 850 2013-2014
  • APRILIA SHIVER 2018
  • MOTO GUZZI AUDACE 2016-2018
  • MOTO GUZZI CALIFORNIA 2017-2018
  • MOTO GUZZI ELDORADO 2016-2018
  • MOTO GUZZI MGX 21 FLYING FORTRESS BAGGER 2017

Report Receipt Date: JUL 26, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V561000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,701

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