According to Transport Canada, certain 2011 Ducati Diavel and 2010-2011 Ducati Multistrada 1200 models because of a problem with the electronic steering lock. On some units, the steering lock may fail to disengage when starting the engine. Riders may potentially start to ride without being able to steer.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not yet released notice of a recall, but Ducati North America is expected to announce a recall campaign for the U.S. shortly.
The Canadian recall affects 192 units. Canadian Ducati dealers will address the problem with a software update to the Hands Free Control Unit on affected motorcycles.