Ducati Recall of Certain Model Year 2012 – 2013 1199 Panigale Motorcycles Due to Issues with Exhaust Butterfly Valve Bowden Cable Cover
- Category: Recalls
- Published on Saturday, 18 August 2012 09:06
- Written by Press Release
Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—August 18, 2012.
Summary: Ducati is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 1199 Panigale motorcycles manufactured from March 16, 2012, through July 12, 2012. The exhaust butterfly valve Bowden cable cover could melt or burn due to excess heat of the catalytic converter.
Consequence: Melting and burning of the Bowden cable cover could lead to smoke and/or fire.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will the replace old exhaust butterfly valve Bowden cable cover with a new one, free of charge. Ducati has not provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-800-231-6696 or through their website at www.ducati.com.
Notes: Ducati's Recall Number is RCL-12-006. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.