Piaggio and Vespa Recall on Faulty Ignition Units

Piaggio have a recall on certain 2011–2012 Fly 50 4T four-valve scooters, 2010–2012 Vespa LX50 4T four-valve scooters and 2009–2012 Vespa S50 4T four-valve scooters due to a faulty ignition control.

Improper ignition timing might cause an engine to backfire into the air box, increasing the risk of a fire.

Piaggio will notify owners and dealers will replace the ignition control free. The recall is expected to begin Jan. 17, 2012.

Owners may contact Piaggio at 212/380-4433. Owners also may call National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888/327-4236

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