Ducati is Calling 913 Hypermotard and Monster Motorcycles

 

February 16, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 1100 EVO 2012
     DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 1100 EVO SP 2011
     DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 796 2012
     DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD1100EVO SP C 2012
     DUCATI / MONSTER 1100 EVO 2012
     DUCATI / MONSTER 696 2012
     DUCATI / MONSTER 796 2012
Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA Mfr’s Report Date: FEB 10, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V053000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 913
Summary:
 DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 HYPERMOTARD AND MONSTER MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 25, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2011. THE FUEL LINES CONTAIN MICRO-CRACKING DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DRYING OF RAW MATERIALS PRIOR TO EXTRUSION.
Consequence:
 THIS COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK, WHICH IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE AND INCREASED RISK OF PROPERTY DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
 DUCATI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINES FREE OF CHARGE. DUCATI HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DUCATI AT 1-800-231-6696 OR GO TO THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.DUCATI.COM.
Notes:
 DUCATI’S SAFETY RECALL NUMBER IS RCL-12-001. CUSTOMERS MAY 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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