Ducati Recall of certain Panigale V4, Panigale V4 S, Panigale Speciale, and 2019 Panigale R motorcycles

Ducati Recall - Panigale V4

WASHINGTON, DC – June 13, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Ducati Recall: Fuel Sprays When Cap is Removed

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

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
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

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