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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V485000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Delivery
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 12/11/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 468
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the fuel sending unit wiring cables installed during production could be routed incorrectly possibly coming in contact with the exhaust.
Consequence Summary:
This condition will burn out the cables insulation and cause a possible electrical short circuit stopping the fuel pump and consequently stopping the engine. If the engine stops while the motorcycle is being driven, it could increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect the fuel sending unit wiring cables and reposition them if necessary. The recall is expected to begin during January 2007. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-408-253-0499.

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