Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro Recalled for Defective Shock Absorber

Ducati is recalling certain Multistrada 1200 Enduros for a shock absorber that can break and detach from the swingarm.

Motorcycle recalls: Ducati Multistrada 1200
Ducati Multistrada 1200 EnduroPhoto: Ducati
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: April 25, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V274000
Component(s): Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 568
Manufacturer: Ducati North America

THE RECALL: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Multistrada 1200 Enduro motorcycles. The motorcycle's rear shock absorber lower shock-end eyelet may crack and possibly detach from the swingarm.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the rear shock absorber detaches from the swingarm, the motorcycle's handling would be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear shock absorber assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2017. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati's number for this recall is SRV-RCL-17-002.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.

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Ducati is recalling 568 Multistrada 1200 Enduro motorcycles for a shock absorber that could possibly break and detach from the swingarm.Photo: Ducati
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