Motorcycle News - Ducati Recalls Certain 2017-2018 Supersport and Supersport S Motorcycles
Heat from the exhaust might be too close to the airbox blow by and fuel tank overflow hoses, causing them to melt. Ducati will contact owners and fix the potential problem free of charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 21, 2018
Ducati Recall: Hoses Near Exhaust Manifold May Melt Causing Fire
If the hoses melt, it can cause a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V371000
Manufacturer: Ducati North America
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,462
Summary: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ducati Supersport, and Supersport S motorcycles. The Airbox blow-by and fuel tank overfill hoses may be routed too close to the exhaust manifold, which may cause the hoses to melt.
Remedy: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose routing and correct as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 11, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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June 21, 2018 at 11:16AM