Ducati Recall of Certain Model Year 2012 – 2013 1199 Panigale Motorcycles Due to Potential Issues with Right and Left Swingarm Shaft Pivots

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—August 23, 2012. 

Summary:  Ducati is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 1199 Panigale motorcycles manufactured from March 16, 2012, through July 12, 2012. The right and left swingarm shaft pivots can loosen.

Consequence:  The swingarm shaft pivots can loosen from the swingarm which can lead to loss of control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of personal injury.

Remedy:  Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will tighten the right and left swingarm shaft pivots to the proper torque settings, 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.

Source: dot.gov