RECALL NEWS: Ducati Recalls Multistrada 1200 For Possible Defective Throttle Cable

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The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: March 16, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V152000
Component(s): Vehicle speed control
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,962
Manufacturer: Ducati North America

THE RECALL: Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Multistrada 1200 motorcycles. The inner sleeve of the opening throttle cable may move and prevent the full closing of the throttle.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the throttle cannot be fully closed, there is an increased risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the upper throttle cover with one that prevents the inner throttle sleeve from moving, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2015. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-800-231-6696. Ducati's number for this recall is RCL-15-001.

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.

The reported recall affects 5,962 Ducati Multistrada 1200 units, model years 2010-2014.
(2010 Multistrada 1200 shown here)