|Vehicle Make / Model:
DUCATI / 1199 PANIGALE
Manufacturer: DUCATI NORTH AMERICA
Mfr’s Report Date: AUG 02, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V392000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,411
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 1199 Panigale 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.
Melting and burning of the bowden cable cover could lead to smoke and/or fire.
Ducati will notify owners, and authorized dealers will the replace 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 www.ducati.com.