Ducati Recall of Certain Model Year 2011 Diavel Motorcycles

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—August 17, 2011

Summary:  Ducati is recalling certain model year 2011 Diavel motorcycles manufactured from May 18, 2010 through June 13, 2011.  The side stand was manufactured with insufficient material in the pivot area.

Consequence:  This could result in the possible bending and breakage of the side stand in the pivot area allowing the motorcycle to fall over possibly resulting in injury to the rider or others near the motorcycle.

Remedy:  Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will replace the side stand and pivot bolt free of charge.  The Safety Recall is expected to begin during August 2011.  Owners may contact Ducati at 800-231-6696 or go to their website at www.ducati.com.  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov