1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA

Report Date:
February 03, 2001
Campaign Number:
01V025000
Component:
UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A SOFTWARE PROGRAMMING ERROR EXISTS IN THE INTEGRATED ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THIS ERROR EXISTS IN THE BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT MONITORING FUNCTION OF THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. THE RED ELECTRONIC BRAKE DISTRIBUTION WARNING LIGHT DOES NOT ILLUMINATE.

Consequence Summary:
AS A RESULT, IF A BRAKE PROBLEM WERE TO EXIST, THE DRIVER WOULD NOT BE AWARE OF IT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FROM THE VEHICLE AND DOWNLOAD UPDATED SOFTWARE INTO THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 31, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FERRARI AT 1-201-816-2600.

1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA

Report Date:
October 24, 2000
Campaign Number:
00V340000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STARTER RING GEAR, WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE CLUTCH ASSEMBLY WITH THREE MOUNTING SCREWS, COULD BECOME SEPARATED FROM THE CLUTCH ASSEMBLY. THIS POSSIBLE FAILURE COULD BE CAUSED BY (1) THE FRACTURE OF THE STARTER RING GEAR ITSELF AT THE MOUNTING HOLES DUE TO AN INCORRECT POSITIONING OF THE MOUNTING HOLES, OR (2) BY THE FAILURE OF THE MOUNTING SCREWS. IF EITHER OF THESE CONDITIONS WOULD OCCUR, THE RESULT WOULD BE FRAGMENTS OF THE STARTER RING GEAR BEING THROWN FROM THE CLUTCH AREA.

Consequence Summary:
IF THESE FRAGMENTS CAME INTO CONTACT WITH THE VEHICLE'S TIRE, A PUNCTURE COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL (1) REPLACE THE STARTER RING GEAR MOUNTING SCREWS AND MEASURING THE STARTER RING GEAR MOUNTING HOLES. THE MEASUREMENT OF THE STARTER RING GEAR WILL DETERMINE IF THE CORRECT POSITION OF THE MOUNTING HOLES EXISTS AND IF THE POSITION IS INCORRECT, THE STARTER RING GEAR WILL ALSO BE REPLACED; OR (2) REPLACE THE STARTER RING GEAR WITH A NEW RING GEAR HAVING THE CORRECTLY POSITIONED MOUNTING HOLES AND THE REPLACEMENT OF THE MOUNTING SCREWS.

1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA

Report Date:
March 29, 2000
Campaign Number:
00V098000
Component:
AIR BAGS

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOUNTING OF THE AIR BAG ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) MAY NOT BE SUITED FOR LONG TERM RELIABILITY. IF LEFT UNCHANGED, THE MOUNTING COULD BECOME WEAK AND THE ABILITY OF THE AIR BAG ECU TO SENSE A CRASH WOULD BE IMPAIRED.

Consequence Summary:
IF A CRASH SHOULD OCCUR, THE AIR BAG MAY NOT DEPLOY AS EXPECTED.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL LONGER SCREWS, WHICH ENSURE BETTER TIGHTENING AND SECURING OF THE ECU TO THE BODY ELEMENT.

1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA

Report Date:
March 29, 2000
Campaign Number:
00V099000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ABS (ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM)/ASR (TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM) ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT IS AFFECTED BY AN ERROR IN PRODUCTION BY THE SUPPLIER.

Consequence Summary:
THE ABS FEATURE MAY NOT FUNCTION AND COULD CAUSE THE BRAKE FAILURE WARNING LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE. ALSO, THE ELECTRONIC BRAKE FORCE DISTRIBUTION FEATURE WOULD NOT FUNCTION CAUSING VEHICLE INSTABILITY UNDER VERY HARD BRAKING.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ABS/ASR ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.

1999 FERRARI 360 MODENA

Report Date:
March 08, 2000
Campaign Number:
00V078000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. BRAKE AND CLUTCH FLUID RESERVOIR HOSES MAY NOT BE RESISTANT TO BRAKE FLUID, WHICH COULD CAUSE FAILURE OF THE HOSES.

Consequence Summary:
SHOULD A HOSE FAILURE OCCUR, THE BRAKE FAILURE LIGHT WOULD LIGHT UP, FOLLOWED BY LOSS OF VEHICLE BRAKING EFFICIENCY.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE HOSES AND, IF REQUIRED, INSTALL NEW HOSES THAT ARE RESISTANT TO BRAKE FLUID.