2002 MASERATI COUPE

Report Date:
March 15, 2004
Campaign Number:
04V140000
Component:
STEERING

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, TWO OF THE FOUR SECURING BOLTS IN THE STEERING ASSEMBLY MAY NOT HAVE HAD A LOCKING COMPOUND APPLIED TO THE THREADS PRIOR TO INSTALLATION. AS A RESULT, THE BOLTS MAY BECOME LOOSE WHEN THE CARS ARE DRIVEN AGGRESSIVELY.

Consequence Summary:
SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES COULD LEAD TO A REDUCTION IN VEHICLE CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TWO AFFECTED BOLTS. THE RECALL BEGAN MARCH 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2651.

2002 MASERATI COUPE

Report Date:
December 12, 2003
Campaign Number:
03V529000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL LINES CAN DISCONNECT AND CAUSE LEAKAGE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINES AND ATTACHMENTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY OR FEBRUARY 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2600.

2002 MASERATI COUPE

Report Date:
May 08, 2002
Campaign Number:
02V130000
Component:
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

Summary:
ON CERTAIN COUPE AND SEDAN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE POSITIONING OF THE POWER STEERING DELIVERY HOSE CAN ALLOW IT TO COME INTO CONTACT WITH PART OF THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD.

Consequence Summary:
THIS COULD ALLOW THE DELIVERY HOSE TO LEAK POWER STEERING FLUID ONTO THE HOT EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND COULD CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITION OF THE POWER STEERING DELIVERY HOSE AND INSTALL A POSITIONING CLAMP. IF THE HOSE IS DAMAGED AND/OR CANNOT BE MOVED INTO THE PROPERLY ALIGNED POSITION, THE HOSE WILL BE REPLACED WITH A NEW ONE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 20, 2002. 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 MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2651.