October 1, 2002
Moto Guzzi Has Recalled the 1998 California
- Moto Guzzi Has REcalled the 1998 California Motorcycle because of
Number of Units Affected: 2284
Manufactured: 09/1997 - 02/2001
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE THROTTLE LINKAGE CAN FAIL TO RETURN TO A
COMPLETELY CLOSED POSITION.
SHOULD THIS FAILURE OCCUR, THE MOTORCYCLE COULD FAIL TO DECELERATE WHEN THE
RIDER WANTS IT TO, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE RETURN CABLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS
EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN
AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE
REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT MOTO GUZZI AT 1-678-238-0902.
CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V262000.
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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