Ducati Recall certain 1199 SL, Panigale R (V2), 1299 SL, and 1299 FE motorcycles

191002 NHTSA Ducati Recall - 2014 DUCATI PANIGALE R [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 2, 2019 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Ducati Recall: Oil Leak From Airbox Hose

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

Components: ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 651

DUCATI 1199 2014 – 2018
DUCATI 1299 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

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