WASHINGTON, DC – June 13, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Fuel spray can increase the risk of injury and a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V382000
Manufacturer Ducati North America
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,880
|DUCATI||PANIGALE R||2017 – 2019|
|DUCATI||PANIGALE SPECIALE||2017 – 2019|
|DUCATI||PANIGALE V4||2017 – 2019|
|DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 S||2017 – 2019|
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, Panigale Speciale, and 2019 Panigale R motorcycles. Excessive pressure in the fuel tank may cause fuel to spray when opening the fuel cap.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will update the fuel cap venting system, provide an updated page for the owner’s manual, and affix a warning label decal to the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-19-001. Note: This recall includes motorcycles that may have been previously remedied under recall 18V-238 for a similar issue.
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