WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 2, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
The leaking oil may drip in the path of the rear tire, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V675000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Potential Number of Units Affected: 651
|DUCATI||1199||2014 – 2018|
|DUCATI||1299||2014 – 2018|
|DUCATI||PANIGALE R||2014 – 2018|
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2014-2018 1199 SL, Panigale R (V2), 1299 SL, and 1299 FE motorcycles. Engine crankcase pressure can push engine oil into the airbox, possibly resulting in oil leaking from the airbox drain hose.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will install a blow-by valve kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 28, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-19-002.
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