SRV-RCL-22-002 – Oil Cooler Hose May Leak Oil – 2016-2018 Ducati Hyperstrada 939, Hypermotard 939, & Hypermotard 939 SP Motorcycles

September 20, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V704000

Oil Cooler Hose May Leak Oil

An oil leak could drip onto the rear tire, and increase the risk of a crash or injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V704

Manufacturer Ducati North America


Potential Number of Units Affected 1,586



Ducati North America (Ducati) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Hyperstrada 939, Hypermotard 939, and Hypermotard 939 SP motorcycles. The two oil cooler hoses could contact each other and become damaged, which could cause an oil leak.



Dealers will install an oil cooler hose spacer, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 20, 2022. Owners may contact Ducati customer service at 1-888-391-5446. Ducati’s number for this recall is SRV-RCL-22-002.



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


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This bulletin has been produced due to a potential problem associated with the rubbing of the oil cooler delivery and return hoses, which could lead to damage and oil leakage from the hoses. A new component, spacer (A) (Part no. 8291K191A), has been made to be placed between the hoses and inside the hose grommet (1), to prevent the contact described above.

The spacer (A) (Part no. 8291K191A) must be installed only on motorcycles equipped with hose grommet (1).


Customer Impact

All motorcycles in your inventory (to be registered or already registered) and to be delivered to final Customers must be updated during pre-delivery operations and always before delivery to the final Customer. All motorcycles already delivered to final Customers must undergo this inspection as soon as they come to your workshop.


Parts Distribution

The components with part no. 8291K191A required to carry out the upgrade under this Safety Recall Campaign must be ordered for each affected frame number.


Chronology :

On October 2021 Ducati has received a report from the field about an oil leaking form the oil cooler hoses, and after started the investigation.

During this investigation, Ducati became aware of a total worldwide of 19 field cases, of which eight cases from USA.

None of these cases involved any crash or injuries.

The result of the investigation has defined the root cause as in rare cases, multiple particular condition of use and after considerable mileage of motorcycle use, the two oil cooler hoses could contact between them and eventually damage.

Ducati has identified the motorcycles that could have been affected by the problem.

On September 20, 2022, Ducati Motor Holding’s internal safety commission decided to launch a recall campaign to address this condition in the affected population.


6 Affected Products




6 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V704-2153.PDF 244.519KB



Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22V704-1347.pdf 645.247KB



Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V704-4651.pdf 478.694KB



Safety Bulletin

RCSB-22V704-3383.pdf 479.491KB



Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-22V704-1678.PDF 216.225KB



Recall 573 Report – 9/27/22

RCLRPT-22V704-7336.PDF 216.223KB



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