Aprilia Scarabeo 100

Model Scarabeo 100 made by Aprilia got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to fuel system, gasoline. . There was one recall concerning fuel system, gasoline .

Model 2008


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
09V033000PIAGGIO USA, INC.from 07/23/2007 to 07/30/2008V (Vehicle)74003/03/2009MFRPIAGGIO USA, INC.01/29/200901/29/2009
Defect SummaryPiaggio 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.
Consequence SummaryThe 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.
Corrective SummaryDealers 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.
NotesCustomers 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 .

Consumer Complaints

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 Tl*the contact owns a 2008 aprilia scarabeo 100. the contact received a recall notice for nhtsa campaign id number 09v033000 (fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings). the manufacturer stated that there were no parts available to repair the vehicle. she has been waiting approximately two months for the vehicle to be repaired, but the dealer keeps stating that there are no parts for this repair in the entire country. the vehicle has currently been at the repair shop for a month. the failure and current mileages were 2,800.