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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V357000
Component:  Structure: Motorcycle Kickstand/Center Stand
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 07/28/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: 495
Defect Summary:
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2010 Multistrada 1200S Touring Edition motorcycles. The motorcycle's center stand mounting screws may come loose during normal operation. This situation could cause the center stand to possibly become displaced from its intended mounting position resulting in damage to the motorcycle and a potential hazard to the rider.
Consequence Summary:
Any displacement of the center stand could adversely affect the driver's ability to control the motorcycle increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealer will remove the center stand screws apply thread-locking compound and reinstall the screws to the specified torque. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2010. Owners may contact Ducati at 800-231-6696.

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