Chicago Scooter Company Go Scooter Recall News

778 Go scooters may have a front wheel bearing that could fail.

Chicago Scooter Company Go scooter
2016-2017 Chicago Scooter Company Go scooters are on the recall list for front wheel bearings that may fail.©Motorcyclist
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: August 22, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V607000
Component(s): Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 778
Manufacturer: Chicago Scooter Company, LLC

THE RECALL: Chicago Scooter Company (Chicago Scooter) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 go. scooters manufactured September 22, 2015, to May 13, 2016. These scooters have front wheel bearings that may fail, adversely affecting handling.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: Front wheel bearing failure may result in a loss of control of the scooter, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Chicago Scooter will notify owners, and dealers will replace the entire front wheel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2016. Owners may contact Chicago Scooter customer service at 1-773-433-1311 or by email at recall@chicagoscootercompany.com.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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.