Piaggio Recalls Fly 150 3V Scooters For Possible Wheel Lock-Up Issue

Front brake disc mounting screws may loosen on late-model Fly 150 3V ie scooters.

Piaggio scooter recall for front wheel lock-up issue
The front wheel may lock up due to front brake disc mounting screws that may loosen on late-model Fly 150 3V ie scooters.Piaggio

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: July 22, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V468000
Component(s): Brake System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 382
Manufacturer: Piaggio Group Americas. Inc.

THE RECALL: Piaggio Group Americas, Inc. (Piaggio) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Piaggio Fly 150 3V ie scooters. The front brake disc mounting screws may loosen and contact the brake caliper holding plate or the fork leg.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If a screw loosens and contacts the caliper holding plate or the fork leg, the front wheel may suddenly lock up, increasing the risk of crash.

THE FIX: Piaggio has notified owners, and dealers will tighten the front brake disc mounting screws after applying a thread-locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Piaggio customer service at 1-212-380-4433. Piaggio's number for this recall is 0000313.

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.