Aprilia Recall 09V035000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
09V035000 Visibility: Windshield Piaggio USA, INC. 01/20/2009 458
Defect Summary
Piaggio is recalling 458 model year 2008-2009 Aprilia Scarabeo 200 motorcycles. These motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 205 “glazing materials.” The incorrect DOT standard equipment handlebar mounted windshield that was provided was installed. Both DOT and EURO specifications were sent for installation.
Consequence Summary
This does not meet the requirements of the standard.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will replace the windshield component according to DOT specifications free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during February 2009. Owners may contact Piaggio at 1-212-380-4458.

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