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MV Agusta Recalls Certain 2014 Brutale, Rivale and F3 Models For Potential Swingarm Pin Failure

Failure of this component may allow the swingarm to loosen while riding, increasing the risk of a crash

 

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Report filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: APR 10, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V189000
Component(s): Chassis swingarm pin, bolt
Potential Number of Units Affected: 223

SUMMARY:

MV Agusta USA, LLC (MV Agusta) is recalling certain model year 2014 Brutale RR (Corsa), Rivale 800, Brutale 800 Dragster, Brutale 800, Brutale 675, F3 800, and F3 675 motorcycles that were manufactured from December 18, 2013 through March 10, 2014. In the affected motorcycles, the threaded bolt used to secure the swingarm pin may fail.

CONSEQUENCE:
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MV Agusta is recalling certain 2014 F3 800 models for a defective bolt in the swingarm assembly. Other affected models include Brutale RR (Corsa), Rivale 800, Brutale 800 Dragster, Brutale 800, Brutale 675 and F3 675 motorcycles manufactured between December 18, 2013 and March 10, 2014.

A failure of the bolt that secures the swingarm pin may allow the swingarm to loosen while riding, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

MV Agusta has notified owners and dealers will install a new threaded bolt, free of charge. The recall began on April 25, 2014. Owners may contact MV Agusta at 1-215-781-1770. MV Agusta’s number for this recall is 2798.

NOTES:

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 www.safercar.gov.

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Categories: MV Agusta, Recall  
 

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