Ducati Recalling about 3900 Mulistrada

January 26, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
DUCATI / MTS 1000 2003-2004 2006
DUCATI / MTS 1100 2007-2008
DUCATI / MTS 620 2006
DUCATI / MTS1100 2009
DUCATI / MULTISTRADA 1000 S 2005 2005
Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Mfr’s Report Date: JAN 24, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V020000
PE10045

NHTSA Action Number: PE10045

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,911
Summary:
 DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 MULTISTRADA 620, MODEL YEAR 2003-2006, MULTISTRADA 1000, AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2009, MULTISTRADA 1100 MOTORCYCLES. FUEL LEAKAGE CAN OCCUR AT THE FUEL TANK PUMP FLANGE SEAL.
Consequence:
 FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP O-RING WITH AN UPDATED PART FREE OF CHARGE. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DUCATI AT 800-231-6696.
Notes:
 DUCATI SAFETY RECALL NO. RCL-10-005. 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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