WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 3, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If fuel spills out of the tank when it is opened, it can increase the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V238000
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 spray out of the gas tank when the tank cap is opened.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will rework the fuel tank cap to improve the fuel tank’s breathing capacity, 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