WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 8, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the rear shock absorber detaches from the swingarm, the motorcycle’s handling would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V274000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Potential Number of Units Affected: 568
|DUCATI||MULTISTRADA 1200||2016 – 2017|
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Multistrada 1200 Enduro motorcycles. The motorcycle’s rear shock absorber lower shock-end eyelet may crack and possibly detach from the swingarm.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear shock absorber assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2017. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-17-002.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration