Piaggio Issues a Recall Alert for 2016-2017 Moto Guzzi Bikes

Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Moto Guzzi V7 III Racer 750, V7 III Stone 750, V7 III Special 750, V9 Bobber and V9 Roamer motorcycles. The front ABS brake hose may rub against the engine’s secondary air system connection, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

CONSEQUENCE:

A loss of brake fluid can lengthen the distance needed to stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will secure the front ABS brake hose to prevent it from rubbing. Any hose that has already been damaged, will be replaced. The repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

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: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.
Report Receipt Date: JUN 14, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V380000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,139
Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • PIAGGIO MOTO GUZZI V7 III RACER 7 2016-2017
  • PIAGGIO V7 III SPECIAL 750 2016-2017
  • PIAGGIO V7 III STONE 750 2016-2017
  • PIAGGIO V9 BOBBER 2016-2017
  • PIAGGIO V9 ROAMER 2016-2017

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