WASHINGTON, D.C. A- May 3, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V239000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 692
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, and Panigale V4 Speciale motorcycles. Fuel may leak from the gas tank’s internal breathing system valve plug.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the plug and the O-ring, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 17, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.
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