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Recalls - 1998 DUCATI M900

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Recall Number

99V049000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE FRONT BRAKE LINE ROUTED BETWEEN THE STEERING HEAD AND THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SUPPORT PLATE IS TOUCHING THE EDGE OF THE SUPPORT PLATE.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD DAMAGE OR WEAKEN THE LINE AND AFFECT THE CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPOSITION, OR REPLACE IF NECESSARY, THE FRONT BRAKE LINE.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DUCATI AT 1-973-839-2600. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

Recall Number

99V122000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE HANDLEBAR CAN CRACK AFFECTING THE CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE.

Defect Consequence

IF THE HANDLEBAR BREAKS, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HANDLEBAR.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 14, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DUCATI AT 1-973-839-2600. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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