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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V450000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Fuel Injection System
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 09/19/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1516
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the electronic control unit (ECU) ignition timing and idle mixture were improperly set during production causing the engine speed to drop and stall the engine when the temperature of the cooling system exceeded 180F.
Consequence Summary:
If the engine stops while the motorcycle is being driven, it could increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the ECU mapping using a dedicated diagnostic system instrument (DDS) free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Owners may contact Ducati at 201-264-8327.

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