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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V274000
Component:  Suspension
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 04/25/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 568
Defect Summary:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Multistrada 1200 Enduro motorcycles. The motorcycle's rear shock absorber lower shock-end eyelet may crack and possibly detach from the swingarm.
Consequence Summary:
If the rear shock absorber detaches from the swingarm, the motorcycle's handling would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear shock absorber assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2017. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati's number for this recall is SRV-RCL-17-002.

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