Piaggio recently recalled certain Aprilia and Moto Guzzi motorcycles due to the bikes unexpectedly slowing down or stopping while driving, with no warning to following traffic, which can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V561000
Vehicles affected include: 2016-2018 Moto Guzzi Audace 1400 and Eldorado 1400, 2017-2018 Moto Guzzi California 1400, 2017 Moto Guzzi MGX 21 Bagger, 2013-2014 Aprilia Mana 850, 2014-2016 Aprilia Dorsoduro 750, 2018-2019 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900, and 2018 Aprilia Shiver 900 motorcycles.
Due to a problem with the front brake master cylinder, the front brakes may drag or apply, causing the motorcycle to unexpectedly slow down or stop completely without activating the rear brake light.
Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary, replace the front brake master cylinder free of charge. The recall began on Aug. 13, 2019. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio’s number for this recall is PA2ZZQ1904.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.