Aprilia Tuono 1000R - Recall Notice

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today that Aprilia issued a recall notice on its model year 2008 Tuono 1000R sp...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced today that Aprilia issued a recall notice on its model year 2008 Tuono 1000R sportbike due to a faulty front brake hydraulic line.

Below is the full text of the recall notice...

Make / Models / Years:
APRILIA / TUONO 1000 R / 2008

Manufacturer : PIAGGIO USA, INC.

Mfr's Report Date : MAR 19, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V148000 N/A

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 10

Summary: PIAGGIO IS RECALLING 10 MY 2008 APRILIA TUONO 1000 R MOTORCYCLES. A LEAK CAN OCCUR THE FRONT BRAKE HYDRAULIC LINE.

Consequence: THIS CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKE PRESSURE AT THE FRONT BRAKES, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: THE FRONT BRAKE LINE WILL BE REPLACED ON ALL AFFECTED MOTORCYCLES. ALL MOTORCYCLES ARE STILL IN TRANSIT TO THE UNITED STATES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WILL BE CORRECTED AT THE WAREHOUSE BEFORE BEING SOLD TO CONSUMERS.

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