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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  11V413000
Component:  Structure: Motorcycle Kickstand/Center stand
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 08/12/2011
Potential Number of Units Affected: 919
Defect Summary:
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2011 Diavel motorcycles manufactured from May 18, 2010, through June 13, 2011. The side stand was manufactured with insufficient material in the pivot area.
Consequence Summary:
This could result in the possible bending and breakage of the side stand in the pivot area allowing the motorcycle to fall over possibly resulting in injury to the rider or others near the motorcycle.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will replace the side stand and pivot bolt free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2011. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-800-231-6696 or go to their Website at

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