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December 3, 2003

MOTO GUZZI Has Recalled the 2000 V11 SPORT

(SafetyAlerts) - 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

Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, UNDER EXTENDED RUNNING SPEEDS NEAR THE ENGINES REVOLUTION LIMIT, THE ENGINES CONNECTING ROD BOLTS CAN FAIL.
Consequence:
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.

Remedy:
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).

Notes:
MOTO GUZZI RECALL NO. 101EAS. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
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!

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