Ducati is Recalling certain 2015-2016 Multistrada 1200 and 1200 S motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 22, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Side-Stand may Break

Report Receipt Date: OCT 09, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V637000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 869

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

DUCATI

DUCATI

Model

MULTISTRADA 1200

MULTISTRADA 1200S

Model Year(s)

2015 – 2016

2015 – 2016

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Multistrada 1200 and 1200 S motorcycles manufactured December 1, 2014, to June 11, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the side-stand may break, due to an incorrect length of the side-stand support tube.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the side-stand breaks, the motorcyle would fall over, increasing the risk of injury to the rider and/or the passenger.

REMEDY:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side-stand support tubes, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2015. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. The recall number for this recall is RCL-15-003.

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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