Ducati Recall of certain Monster 1200, Monster 821, SuperSport and SuperSport S motorcycles

Ducati Recall - 2018 Ducati Monster 1200

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 10, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Ducati Recall: Gear Shift Knob may Detach

If the shift knob detaches, the rider may not be able to shift gears, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V835000

Manufacturer: Ducati North America

Components: POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,705

Make Model Model Year(s)
DUCATI MONSTER 1200 2017 – 2019
DUCATI MONSTER 821 2017 – 2019
DUCATI SUPERSPORT 2017 – 2019

Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ducati Monster 1200, Monster 821, SuperSport and SuperSport S motorcycles. The shift lever may have been incorrectly assembled, possibly resulting in the shift knob detaching from the lever.

Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the gear lever shift knob tightness, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 25, 2019. 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

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