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|04-19-2019 11:37 AM|
|aescobedo||I have noticed mine started cracking at the end of last year and have not take it to the dealership yet, @craigstuartmcgregor any luck with that? My theory is that if you keep your motorcycle in a very hot and humid place for a long enough period of time it might start cracking. For example, on my case I hired a company to haul the bike from PA to UT and the temperatures inside the semi-trailer container might have affected the display, thoughts?|
|11-07-2018 03:47 PM|
|jumpman||I have a cracked screen as well but unsure whether its from 'natural' cause or vandalism. Couldn't get a claim from the dealer as well. Installed screen protector as a measure. So far it held up fine.|
|05-08-2018 09:01 AM|
Speed screen Cracking panigale 899 from
2015 with 6000km only
|03-27-2018 12:43 AM|
|craigstuartmcgregor||How did you cut out with the dremel. If I don't have any luck with Ducati it might be worth a shot .|
|03-21-2018 03:40 PM|
Hi, the 899 and 959 have LCD screens that run ‘cool’ so it’s unusual to get a crack. The TFT screen in the 1199 runs hot and cracking was common.
The screen material is 3mm thick polycarbonate and whilst it looks like a press fit, it’s virtually welded onto the back part that holds the electronics. Impossible to remove without care and commitment.
I had to use a Dremel to cut the screen out of mine, due to a crack (1199) then cut a perfect copy in the shape of the screen and bonded using silicone. Concealed the edges using a carbon dash trim.
They can be repaired, but it’s a careful job, and I could imagine it’s easy to screw things up!
By the way, my 1199 screen was bought cracked. At £112 versus £600 I decided it was worth seeing if I could repair it, to upgrade my 899.
It worked and I’m happy.
|03-19-2018 05:17 AM|
|sinjin||I meant if it were the windscreen causing the issue by magnifying the light hitting it and causing the plastic on the instrument cluster to become hot and crack... referring to the previous comment in regard to double bubble screens causing instrument clusters to crack or melt.|
|03-19-2018 01:57 AM|
|craigstuartmcgregor||Ducati in New Zealand is not playing ball so I'm going to take them to the small claims court.|
|03-19-2018 01:54 AM|
|craigstuartmcgregor||It is not the windscreen, it's the instrument panel clear face.|
|03-17-2018 06:33 AM|
If it were the windscreen, I would have expected signs of melting vs cracks forming.
I have heard of the 1199 developing cracked screens, but this is the first time that it has been raised with the LCD.
|03-16-2018 01:05 PM|
|XCLR8TN||Pics? Do you have an aftermarket windscreen?|
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