December 3, 2003
MOTO GUZZI Has Recalled the 2000 V11 SPORT
- The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic
Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced.
Make : MOTO GUZZI Model : V11 SPORT Year : 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V487000 Recall Date : NOV 24, 2003
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 64
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, UNDER EXTENDED RUNNING SPEEDS NEAR THE ENGINES
REVOLUTION LIMIT, THE ENGINES CONNECTING ROD BOLTS CAN FAIL.
SHOULD SUCH A FAILURE OCCUR, THE MOTORCYCLES ENGINE CAN SUDDENLY STOP
TURNING OR LOCK, REQUIRING THE OPERATOR TO DISENGAGE THE CLUTCH IN ORDER TO
MAINTAIN CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE. IF THE CLUTCH IS NOT DISENGAGED, THE
OPERATOR CAN LOSE OF CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A
CRASH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR DEATH.
DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW, REDESIGNED CONNECTING RODS AND BOLTS. OWNER
NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD
CONTACT MOTO GUZZI AT 1-877-APRILIA (1-877-277-4542).
MOTO GUZZI RECALL NO. 101EAS. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL
HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT
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During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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