Piaggio Liberty 50 Scooter Recall For Loose Swingarm Nut

New Liberty 50 iGet 3V scooters are being recalled for a suspension-related crash risk.

Certain 2018 Piaggio Liberty 50 iGet 3V scooters are on the recall list for a potential suspension-related crash risk.Piaggio

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: July 24, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V469000
Component(s): Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 180
Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

THE RECALL: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2018 Liberty 50 iGet 3V scooters. The nut that holds the rear swing arm to the frame may loosen allowing the swing arm to move out of position.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: The shifting swing arm may cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Piaggio will notify owners, and dealers will check the swing arm nut torque, tightening or replacing the nut, bolt and washer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2017. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433.

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.