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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V358000
Component:  Steering
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 07/28/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: 196
Defect Summary:
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2010 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles. During production an incorrect screw may have been installed in the motorcycle's steering head. This situation could cause the steering head to possibly become loose during normal operation.
Consequence Summary:
Any loosening of the steering head could adversely affect the driver's ability to steer the motorcycle increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealer will replace the steering head screw with the correct screw. 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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