The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2014-2018 1199 SL, Panigale R (V2), 1299 SL, and 1299 FE motorcycles. Engine crankcase pressure can push engine oil into the airbox, possibly resulting in oil leaking from the airbox drain hose.
The potential number of units affected is 651.
Ducati will notify owners, and dealers will install a blow-by valve kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 28, 2019. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-19-002.