Ducati is Recalling certain 2016 XDiavel S motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 22, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Wheel may have been Installed Incorrectly

Report Receipt Date: MAY 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V370000
Component(s): WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 925

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

DUCATI

Model

XDIAVEL S

Model Year(s)

2016

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2016 XDiavel S motorcycles manufactured November 25, 2015 to May 18, 2016. The affected motorcycles have a rear wheel that may have been incorrectly installed on the hub.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the rear wheel was incorrectly installed, the drive pins may fail, resulting in a loss of braking and a loss of power transmission from the engine. These conditions increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will remove the rear wheel and install rubber inserts to prevent the wheel from being improperly installed. Any wheel that is found to have been improperly installed will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-16-001.

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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