Vehicle Make/ Model: Ducati / Diavel Model Year(s): 2011
Ducati / MTS 1200 2010-2011
Manufacturer: Ducati North America Mfr’s Report Date: APR 21, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V253000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,051
Ducati is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Multistrada 1200, and model year 2011, Diavel Motorcycles, the electronic steering lock may fail to disengage during the motorcycle “key-on” process. This has been linked directly to a certain revision of the hands free device software. It could result in a situation where the motorcycle’s engine might start while the steering lock is still engaged. A rider could start the motorcycle and attempy to ride away while steering is still locked.
The rider could experience the inability to steer increasing the risk of low speed tip-over or collision, thus increasing the potential for injury to the rider.
The dealer will update the software of the hands free control unit free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2011. Owners may contact Ducati at 1-800-231-6696
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to SaferCar.gov
April 15, 2011
MV Agusta is recalling certain 2010 F4 motorcycles for the rear subframe. The upper fixture points may not be sufficiently robust, which may result in the subframe cracking and failing, local to the fixture points, during use. They say the stability of the rider and passenger could be compromised, thereby causing the risk of a crash.
Remedies are a reinforment support kit for the rear subframe which can be installed by dealers free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin this month and has no end date in sight.
If you are a owner call MV Agusta at 1-125-830-3300
You can also contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or click here for official website
Recall affects 160 2011 model ROADSTER SPYDER RT SM5
BRP is recalling about 160 model year 2011 SPYDER RT SM5 ROADSTERS. According to the recall, a defective reverse actuator cable may allow the Roadster to inadvertently engage reverse without depressing the reverse button during down shifting.
Owners should be aware that if this happens while the vehicle is moving forward, the rear wheel could lock and cause a skid, and the engine stall. If this happens while the vehicle is stopped, the vehicle could back up without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will check the proper operation of the reverse actuator and if defective will be replaced free of charge.The recall began Feb 11, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BRP AT 1-888-638-5397 or the THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236
Ducati North America IS RECALLING 1,196 model year 2010 MTS 1200S motorcycles due to a problem with the fuel injection system. In the event the operator should downshift or maneuver with the clutch disengaged and the engine at idle the vehicle could stall, increasing the odds of a crash. Dealers will re-flash the electronic control unit free of charge. Ducati Safety recall #RCL-10-004 . If needed owners may contact DUCATI 800-231-6696 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safecar.gov