Ducati is Recalling 2010 MTS 1200S

January 12, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DUCATI / MTS1200 2010
Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Mfr’s Report Date: JAN 05, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V003000
PE10043

NHTSA Action Number: PE10043

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,196
Summary:
 DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 MTS 1200S MOTORCYCLES. IN THE EVENT THE DRIVER SHOULD DOWNSHIFT OR MANEUVER WITH THE CLUTCH DISENGAGED AND THE ENGINE AT IDLE, THE VEHICLE COULD STALL.
Consequence:
 ENGINE STALLING COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL RE-FLASH THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DUCATI AT 800-231-6696.
Notes:
 DUCATI SAFETY RECALL NO. RCL-10-004. OWNERS 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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