Ducati is Recalling certain 2010-2014 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 6, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Cable may Prevent the Throttle from Closing

Report Receipt Date: MAR 16, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V152000
Component(s): VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,962

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

DUCATI

Model

MULTISTRADA 1200

Model Year(s)

2010 – 2014

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY:
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.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the throttle cannot be fully closed, there is an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
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.

NOTES:
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.

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