Open your Ducati mail

In our present day and age – most people are opting for cell phone over land line and changing their regular paper mail to e-mail.

If you own a Ducati – watch your paper mail in the next couple of weeks for an important part replacement notice. Bikes that are affected include:

2012 DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 1100 EVO
2012 DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 1100 EVO SP
2012 DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 796
2012 DUCATI / HYPERMOTARD 1100EVO SP C
2012 DUCATI / MONSTER 1100 EVO
2012 DUCATI / MONSTER 696
2012 DUCATI / MONSTER 796

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 913

Summary:
DUCATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 HYPERMOTARD AND MONSTER MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 25, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2011. THE FUEL LINES CONTAIN MICRO-CRACKING DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DRYING OF RAW MATERIALS PRIOR TO EXTRUSION.

Consequence:
THIS COULD CAUSE A FUEL LEAK, WHICH IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE AND INCREASED RISK OF PROPERTY DAMAGE OR PERSONAL INJURY.

Remedy:
DUCATI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINES FREE OF CHARGE. DUCATI HAS NOT YET PROVIDED THE AGENCY WITH AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DUCATI AT 1-800-231-6696 OR GO TO THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.DUCATI.COM.

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