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Hi Just joined forum,so bear with me.
I have a Icon 6 mths old, on Friday bike stopped, when I pulled over fuel was leaking from under tank.
Bike had to be returned to dealer.
Any body else had this problem?
Cheers

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No Blackie, but sounds like the fuel delivery hose has either come unstuck or ruptured.
Hope it's as simple as that.

Be interested to hear what is found.
 

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Hi
Bike ready at dealer.
Nothing broken on the fuel pipes, would appear that one of the hoses was not fitted on correctly, and worked it's way loose.
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Hope that's the end of the trouble Blackie, thanks for posting back. I do think the same thing has happened on another Scrambler or two.

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Same thing happened to me with brand new bike with 40 miles on it. I had just picked it up from the dealer. Sprayed gas all over me and the hot bike. Dealer says they took tank off and fuel hose had worked loose. I posted a longer thread about it. Ducati needs to address this. My situation could have been very bad. Dealer being very good about it. We'll see what Ducati does.
 

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Same as Ghostman, mine had 120 miles on it, fuel all over me and a hot engine, had to be towed. The dealer replaced the fuel pump. When I was searching around, it seemed around a dozen people had reported it happening to them.

FWIW I did report it to the NHTSA, with a long writeup and pictures, and I would suggest that others do the same.

I've got about 600 miles on mine now, been OK since the fix. Except the battery was dead when I picked it up at the dealer.

Definitely made a new purchase a bit sour.

Blackie, make sure they tug on the lines connecting to the fuel pump, others have had to have theirs replaced. They might not be aware there's a problem with some of them.

Best of luck,

-Adam

EDIT: Didn't realize this was from May :/
 

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The plastic collars that form part of the quick release on the fuel cassette are very fragile. They have 4 crappy little plastic teeth that once snapped, mean the fuel line does not lock into the cassette properly, it's just pushed in.

I fortunately found this was an issue while adjusting breather pipes, not through a leaking fuel issue.

To replace these crappy little plastic collars, it requires ordering a whole new fuel cassette (£650 uk)

To get the fuel lines out of the cassette requires squeezing the exact points on these collars and pulling quite forcibly on the fuel line. A main dealer was responsible for breaking mine, so it seems this quick release mechanism is worryingly vulnerable. Negating any benefits of it being 'quick release'
 

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Agreed .. I rebuilt the fuel system on my 748 after 16 years of ownership, and the connections were still superior to what the Scrambler has. In fact, I bought new connection parts beforehand, but opted to leave the originals in. They were fine, and reusable.
 
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