WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 3, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
A broken valve head may decrease the acceleration and performance of the engine, increasing the risk of crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V212000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Potential Number of Units Affected: 129
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2021 Multistrada V4 S motorcycles. Excessive wear of the valve guides may cause the valve head to break.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and the dealer will replace the entire motorcycle engine with another engine, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 15, 2021. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-21-002.
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