Ducati Recall Announced

On December 7, 2004, Ducati North America issued the following recall notice: Make/Models/Year : DUCATI 749S (2003) DUCATI 999 (2003) ...

On December 7, 2004, Ducati North America issued the following recall notice:

Make/Models/Year :
DUCATI 749S (2003)
DUCATI 999 (2003)
DUCATI 999S (2003)

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04V585000

Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FRONT BRAKE HOSE CAN BECOME TRAPPED BETWEEN THE LOWER STEERING FLANGE AND THE STEERING LOCK PEG WHEN THE VEHICLE IS CORNERING.

Consequence: THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF FRONT BRAKE FLUID PRESSURE AND DAMAGE TO THE BRAKE HOSE, WHICH COULD RUPTURE CAUSING FRONT BRAKE FAILURE. THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RETAINING CLIP ON THE FRONT BRAKE HOSE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT DUCATI AT 1-408-253-0499.

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