Piaggio Recall 11V603000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
11V603000 Electrical System: Ignition: Module Piaggio USA, INC. 12/19/2011 2147
Defect Summary
Piaggio is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Fly 50 4T 4-valve scooters, model year 2010-2012 Vespa LX50 4T 4-valve scooters, and model year 2009-2012 Vespa S50 4T 4-valve scooters. The ignition control unit may fail and alter the ignition timing.
Consequence Summary
Improper ignition timing may cause an engine backfire into the airbox, increasing the risk of a fire.
Corrective Summary
Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ignition control unit free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before January 17, 2012. Owners may contact Piaggio customer care helpline at 212-380-4433.

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