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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati 1199 Panigale Motorcycles Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID:  12V392000
Component:  Engine and Engine Cooling
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 08/02/2012
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2411
Defect Summary:
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Panigale 1199 motorcycles manufactured from March 16, 2012, through July 12, 2012. The exhaust butterfly valve bowden cable cover could melt or burn due to excess heat of the catalytic converter.
Consequence Summary:
Melting and burning of the bowden cable cover could lead to smoke and/or fire.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will replace the old exhaust butterfly valve bowden cable cover with a new one, free of charge. Ducati has not provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-800-231-6696 or through their website at

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