Ducati is Recalling certain 2016-2017 XDiavel motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 4, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Final Drive Pulley Nut Insufficiently Tightened

Report Receipt Date: SEP 20, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V679000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,433

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle

DUCATI

Model

XDIAVEL

Model Year(s)

2016 – 2017

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

SUMMARY: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Ducati XDiavel motorcycles manufactured July 7, 2015, to June 22, 2016. The affected motorcycles may have an insufficiently tightened final drive pulley retaining nut which may result in a loss of power transmission to the rear wheel.

CONSEQUENCE: A loss of power transmission to the rear wheel may increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will install a new washer under the final drive pulley retaining nut and increase the tightening torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2016. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is RCL-16-003.

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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