WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Cable may Prevent the Throttle from Closing
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V152000
Component(s): VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,962
All Products Associated with this Recall
2010 – 2014
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles. The inner sleeve of the opening throttle cable may move and prevent the full closing of the throttle.
If the throttle cannot be fully closed, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the upper throttle cover with one that prevents the inner throttle sleeve from moving, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2015. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is RCL-15-001.
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.