Massive Brembo brake recall. Ducati with six affected models, spanning four model years, Ducati North America is & recalling roughly 8,000 units because the piston in their master & cylinder may crack.
If you recall our previous coverage, & the issue stems from the plastic piston in the master cylinder possibly & cracking after hard use. If this happens, the master cylinder can stop & operating, which can lead to front brake failure. This is an obvious & safety concern
For Ducati, this issue touches the 2015-2018 models from the following lines: 1299 Panigale (including the Superleggera and Final Edition), Panigale R, Monster 1200, Multistrada 1200/1260, XDiavel S, and Scrambler 800 Café Racer (2017-2018).
To remedy the situation, Ducati will notify affected owners, and& Ducati dealers will replace the front brake master cylinder piston, free& of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 15, 2018 for Ducati& owners. Concerned owners may contact Ducati customer service at& 1-800-231-6696.
With other brands also using affected Brembo master cylinders, we expect to hear more recalls in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.