Piaggio Recall 09V188000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
09V188000 Fuel System, Other: Delivery: Hoses, Lines/Piping, and Fittings Piaggio USA, INC. 05/20/2009 2428
Defect Summary
Piaggio is recalling 2,428 model year 2005-2008 BV 500 and X9 500 scooters. The fuel hose connecting the fuel filter to the fuel pump may come loose. If this fuel hose connection is loose, or has become completely disconnected, then there will be a drop in, or loss of, fuel pressure to the engine.
Consequence Summary
Loss of fuel pressure and engine stalling will increase the risk of a crash. A fuel leak can also result in a fire.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will replace the length of fuel hose connecting the fuel pump to the fuel filter free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before June 15, 2009. Owners may contact Piaggio at 1-212-380-4418.

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