VESPA P200E 1978: WHEELS:RIM

Make : VESPA Model : P200E Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1978-03-01 - 1978-05-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 81V126000
Date Owner's Notified: 1981-10-27 Date Received by ODI: 1981-10-20 Date Added to Database: 1981-10-27
Manufacturers Involved: VESPA OF AMER. CORP.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:RIM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2603
Summary:
      WHEEL RIMS MAY HAVE A 90 DEGREE STAMP CREASE ALONG THE CURVATURE. THIS CAUSES VEHICLE LOAD STRESSES TO BE CONCENTRATED ON THE CREASE INSTEAD OF BEING EQUALLY DISTRIBUTED. FATIGUE CRACKING MAY DEVELOP AND COULD LEAD TO RIM SEPARATION.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      UPON INSPECTION, DEFECTIVE RIMS WILL BE REPLACED WITHOUT CHARGE TO OWNER.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOPEDS AND MOTORSCOOTERS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEEL RIM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: LOSS OF THE WHEEL RIM DURING OPERATION COULD CAUSE LOSSOF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.