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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati 1199 Panigale Motorcycles Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID:  12V401000
Component:  Suspension: Rear
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 right and left swingarm shaft pivots can loosen.
Consequence Summary:
The swingarm shaft pivots can loosen from the swingarm which can lead to loss of control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will tighten the right and left swingarm shaft pivots to the proper torque settings, 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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