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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V176000
Component:  Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine: Gasoline: Belts and Associated Pulleys
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 03/28/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the horizontal and vertical cylinders mobile timing belt tensioner is dimensionally incorrect.
Consequence Summary:
The mobile tensioner can come into contact with the timing belt cover which could cause the timing belt to fail and consequently stop the engine increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the existing mobile timing belt tensioner using updated components. The recall is expected to begin during April 2007. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-408-253-0499.

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