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Rear Brake Pad Friction Material may Detach

If the rear brake pad friction material detaches, it may lengthen the distance needed to stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Affected Product: 2018 Ducati Panigale V4

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V480000

Manufacturer Ducati North America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 72

Summary

Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2018 Ducati Panigale V4, Panigale 959, Panigale 1299 FE, and Hypermotard motorcycles. The friction material on the rear brake pads may detach from the backing plate.

Remedy

Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear brake pads. Brake pads from the affected batch will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2018. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446.

4 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

Recall 573 Report - AMENDMENT 1

Remedy Instructions and TSB - CR160 – Inspection and possible replacement of rear brake pads. Safety Recall Campaign SRV-RCL-18-004

Defect Notice 573 Report
 

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This recall doesn't seem to have affected many units. I guess its specific to models built around a certain date?
 

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Just spoke with DNA and they said you just have to check the rear pads to see what numbers are on them . If they are the ones above they will swap them out for new ones
 
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