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Motorcycle Recall - Ducati Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V812000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Ducati North America
Recall Date: 12/15/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,000
Defect Summary:
Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2015-2018 1299 motorcycles (including STD, S, FE and SL models), Monster 1200 motorcycles (including S and R models), Multistrada motorcycles (including S and PP models), and Panigale R, and XDiavel S motorcycles and 2017-2018 Scrambler 800 Cafe Racer motorcycles. These motorcycles are equipped with Brembo front brake master cylinders that may fail.
Consequence Summary:
If the front brake master cylinder fails, the loss of front braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake master cylinder piston, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696

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