Aprilia Recalling RS 660, Tuono 660 For Con Rod Problem

Aprilia Recalling RS 660, Tuono 660 For Con Rod Problem

© 2021, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. From a press release issued By NHTSA:

NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V502000

Crankshaft Connecting Rod May Break

A broken connecting rod can cause a sudden engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V502000

Manufacturer Aprilia USA, Inc.

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 308

Summary

Aprilia is recalling certain 2021 RS 660 and Tuono 660 motorcycles. The engine crankshaft connecting rod may break due to improper heat-treatment.
Remedy

Dealers will replace the engine, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in July 2021. Owners may contact Aprilia customer service at 1-212-380-4400. Aprilia’s number for this recall is PA2ZZQ2107.

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.nhtsa.gov.

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