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