MV Agusta Recalls the Brutale Dragster 800 RR For Possible Loose Spokes

Loose spokes can affect handling on 45 MV Agusta motorcycles.

MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster recall
Spokes that may loosen on certain MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RR motorcycles are the cause of this recall of 45 bikes.MV Agusta

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: December 1, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V772000
Component(s): Wheels
Potential Number of Units Affected: 45
Manufacturer: MV Agusta USA, LLC

THE RECALL: MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain 2017 Brutale 800 Dragster RR motorcycles. The spokes on the rear wheel may loosen, potentially affecting the motorcycle's handling.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the handling is compromised from the loose spokes on the rear wheel, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

THE FIX: MV Agusta will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear wheels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2017. Owners may contact MV Agusta customer service at 1-215-781-1770. MV Agusta's number for this recall is 2813.

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.