Aprilia Scarabeo 100 Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Scarabeo 100 vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-01-29 due to a problem with the hoses, lines/piping, and fittings. Approximately 740 vehicles were involved. Since 2008, Scarabeo 100's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for Aprilia Scarabeo 100
|2009-01-29||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-01-29)|
|Recall Summary:||PIAGGIO IS RECALLING 740 MY 2008-2009 APRILIA SCARABEO 100 MOTORCYCLES. IN THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM THERE ARE HOSES CONNECTING THE FUEL TANK TO THE CHARCOAL CANISTER THROUGH WHICH THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION PASSES. IT HAS SHOWN THAT THE EMISSION HOSES TO THE CANISTER WERE PINCHED AND/OR CRIMPED. IN OTHER CASES THE HOSES IN AND OUT OF THE CHARCOAL CANISTER WERE INSTALLED BACKWARDS, THE ROLL OVER VALVE FOR THE FUEL TANK WAS INSTALLED INCORRECTLY, AND IN OTHER CASES THERE WAS DIRT IN THE CARBURETOR AND STILL OTHERS HAD FAULTY FLOAT VALVES IN THE CARBURETOR.|
|Hazard:||THE ENGINE MAY FLOOD WITH FUEL CAUSING DIFFICULTY IN STARTING AND THE POSSIBILITY OF STALLING. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE FOR FUEL TO LEAK FROM THE CARBURETOR ONTO THE GROUND. FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL DOUBLE CHECK THE INSTALLATION OF THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEMS HOSES AND COMPONENTS TO WILL ENSURE THAT THERE ARE NO RESTRICTIONS. THE EMISSION SYSTEM HOSE WILL BE RE-ROUTED AND THE INSTALLATION OF ONE WAY VALVES AS PER APPROVED RE-ROUTING INSTRUCTIONS WILL ENSURE THAT THE SYSTEM IS ASSEMBLED AND OPERATING CORRECTLY. THE REMEDY IS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PIAGGIO AT 1-212-380-4431.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
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