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  • Offline Lars.S   se

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    Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    on: April 19, 2018, 08:35:56 am
    April 19, 2018, 08:35:56 am
    So it all started when the bike was a 6 months.

    Burnt like 2 liters oil in 5000km
    Rear led light broke, Break light working thoe
    Radiator fan stopped working
    Front brake fluid reservoir leak.
    Some times the horn not working.

    So i wounder what comes next?

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #1 on: April 19, 2018, 09:09:24 am
    April 19, 2018, 09:09:24 am
    Sounds like you have been unlucky with the bike, apart from a recall no problems I hope you had it all fixed under warranty.

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #2 on: April 19, 2018, 09:21:03 am
    April 19, 2018, 09:21:03 am
    Funnily enough my horn has gone a bit intermittent. I gave the switch a bit of a spray with WD40 and it seems ok now.
    My reservoir looks a bit leaky but it might be over-spill after the service.
    The exhaust damper operating cable snapped which they "cured" under warranty by fitting a kidder. They reasoned it would eventually stick and become a pain in the bum anyway.
    That's it apart from going through brake pads/disks like they were made of cheese probably because of the crap weather and I commute on the bike so use the brakes a lot.
    Anything more than two wheels is unnecessary.

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #3 on: April 19, 2018, 10:21:32 am
    April 19, 2018, 10:21:32 am
    Screen cracking at mounting points and leaking front brake master cylinder, both of which were replaced under warranty, without any hassle. Other than that the bike has been perfect. Long may it continue!

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #4 on: April 19, 2018, 12:37:44 pm
    April 19, 2018, 12:37:44 pm
    Front brake reservoir looked a bit damp round the edges when I got the bike out from hibernation.  Got the technician to have a look during the 1st service and he found that the seal was twisted and that there was some air in the system. All sorted now but this weeping appears to be an issue with a few members here 🤔
    Full of enthusiasm - in all the wrong places

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #5 on: April 19, 2018, 09:33:22 pm
    April 19, 2018, 09:33:22 pm
    No problems whatsoever mind it it a red one
    Red or dead

  • Offline Wolfi14   00

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #6 on: April 20, 2018, 09:48:58 pm
    April 20, 2018, 09:48:58 pm
    Hi,

    I have problems with my clutch. It’s not possible to use the 1st gear in cold conditions without stalling the engine.
    I had two tries in the service to find a solution, one with the official Ducati technician, but only with a minimal improvement.

    I made the decision to give the bike back to the dealer.

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #7 on: April 21, 2018, 12:12:25 am
    April 21, 2018, 12:12:25 am
    Did they accept the bike back - did you get your money back?
    Beitsta

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #8 on: April 21, 2018, 06:15:35 am
    April 21, 2018, 06:15:35 am
    For sure.

    To say it simple, the law in Germany says, that the dealer has to be given two chances to find a solution, otherwise it´s possible to give the product back.
    In practice it´s more difficult, but the dealer was willing to cooperate and I bought as compensation a MTS 1260 S.

    The topic with the clutch is not unknown by Ducati.
    There is in Germany, by the most popular Bike Magazin "Motorrad", currently a MTS 950 in a fatigue test with a absolut identicaly problem.
    Ducati tried by this bike in the meantime for roundabout 5 trials to find a permanent solution, without success.
    The problem seams to be a to high oil pressure for the clutch.

    I don't believe they'll find a solution for this point.

    That was the reason for me to  say "good bye", although it´s a very nice bike.

  • Offline Murf46   gb

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    Re: Anyone had any problems with the bike yet? or is it just me?
    Reply #9 on: April 21, 2018, 08:41:27 am
    April 21, 2018, 08:41:27 am
    Hand the bike back!


    That would never happen in the UK
    Red or dead