WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 30, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
If the front brake pads friction material detaches from the backing plate occurs, the motorcycle may experience increased stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V232000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 97
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017 Superleggera motorcycles. The front brake pads may corrode, potentially causing the front brake pads friction material to detach from the backing plate.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake pads, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2020. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-20-001.
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