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November 8, 2000

2000 Aprilia SL Falco 1000 Motorcycles Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2000 Aprilia SL Falco 1000 motorcycle, manufactured between February - May 2000.

On certain motorcycles with half-fairings, the oil hose could fail, causing the oil to spill under the rear wheel. This could result in loss of control of the motorcycle.

382 motorcycles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the oil hose.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Sept. 9, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Aprilia at 1-877-277-4542.

[NHTSA Recall No. 00V272/Aprilia Recall No. 2000/008]

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
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affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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