Fuel Pump may Leak at Electrical Connection - 2018-2019 KYMCO Like 150i Motorcycles

January 16, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V037000

Fuel Pump may Leak at Electrical Connection

A fuel pump leak from around the electrical connection area has an increased risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V037

Manufacturer KYMCO USA


Potential Number of Units Affected 910



KYMCO USA (KYMCO) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Like 150i motorcycles. The fuel pump may leak fuel from the electrical connection area when the tank is full.



KYMCO will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall began March 19, 2019. Owners may contact KYMCO customer service at 1-888-235-3417.



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.safercar.gov.

Customer Name
Street Address
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This notice applies to your vehicle VIN:


February 2019

NHTSA Recall# 19V037


Voluntary Safety Recall: KYMCO Like 150i, Potential leaking from the high- pressure electric fuel pump.

Dear Customer name here,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.


What is the reason for this notice?

Kwang Yang Motor Co., Ltd. (KYMCO) is voluntarily recalling all 2018 model year and select 2019 model year “Like 150i” units. These units have a high-pressure electric fuel pump that may leak fuel through the rubber plug around the electrical wiring inside the fuel pump when the fuel tank is overfilled. When overfilled, the high pressure in the tank may result in leaking fuel and potential fire.


What your Dealer will do.

Your KYMCO Dealer will repair your vehicle free of charge for parts and labor. Repair will include the replacement of the Fuel Pump. The replacement of this component will take up to one (1) hour.


What you should do.

You must cease operation of this vehicle immediately and schedule an appointment for the repair of your vehicle with an authorized KYMCO dealer as soon as possible. If you are not able to visit the dealer you purchased unit from, please go to www.kymcousa.com and click on “Dealer Locator” to locate your nearest dealer.  If you need further assistance, please see “Additional contact information” on page 2.


Additional contact information:

Toll-free at (888) 622-0781 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through

Friday, email [email protected], or online at www.kymcousa.com and click on “Recall Information” tab at the bottom of the home page, for more information.


Who to contact if you experience problems.

If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from your authorized KYMCO dealer, you may contact:

Attention: Customer service department
5 Stan Perkins Rd.
Spartanburg, SC 29307 (888) 622-0781
[email protected]

If you believe that KYMCO USA, Inc. or the KYMCO Dealer has failed to remedy the defect on your vehicle free of charge and within a reasonable time, (60 days from the time you scheduled this repair with your dealer) you may submit a complaint to:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20590

Or contact the Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall.

Kindest regards,


2 Affected Products


KYMCO LIKE 150I 2018-2019

6 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- February 2019

RCMN-19V037-7662.pdf 54.652KB

Download (PDF, 53KB)

Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V037-3651.pdf 2598.027KB

Download (PDF, 2.48MB)

Recall 573 Report- Amendment 2

RCLRPT-19V037-7524.PDF 214.219KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V037-8348.pdf 245.96KB

Download (PDF, 240KB)

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V037-9921.PDF 214.219KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)

ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-19V037-0348.pdf 65.792KB

Download (PDF, 64KB)

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Last update on 2019-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

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