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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati

NHTSA Campaign ID:  12V188000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc: Pads
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 05/25/2012
Potential Number of Units Affected: 283
Defect Summary:
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2012 848, Streetfighter, Hypermotard, Multistrada, and Monster motorcycles. The friction material may detach from the backing plate of the rear brake pads.
Consequence Summary:
If the friction material detaches, there would be a sudden loss of rear brake efficiency, increasing the stopping distance and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace, as necessary, the rear brake pads free of charge. Ducati has not yet provided the agency with an owner notification schedule for this campaign. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-800-231-6696 or go to their website at

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