2009 MASERATI GRANTURISMO

Report Date:
January 25, 2012
Campaign Number:
12V024000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Summary:
MASERATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 GRANTURISMO AND GRANTURISMO CONVERTIBLE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2008 TO MARCH 2010. DUE TO A FAULTY LAMP ASSEMBLY, THE REAR LIGHTS (BOTH TAIL AND BRAKE) MAY FAIL.

Consequence Summary:
TAIL AND/OR BRAKE LAMP FAILURE COULD LEAD TO REDUCED VEHICLE VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
MASERATI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE AFFECTED REAR TAIL LAMP ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 29, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2600.

2009 MASERATI GRANTURISMO

Report Date:
August 05, 2011
Campaign Number:
11V406000
Component:
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

Summary:
MASERATI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 GRANTURISMO AND QUATTROPORTE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 3, 2008, THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2008. THE REAR SUSPENSION LEFT-SIDE AND RIGHT-SIDE WHEEL ALIGNMENT TOE-IN TIE- RODS MAY FAIL DUE TO INCORRECT MACHINING.

Consequence Summary:
A FAILED TIE-ROD COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AFFECTED TIE-RODS, INSTALL A TIE-ROD KIT AND PERFORM A WHEEL ALIGNMENT, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2600.

2009 MASERATI GRANTURISMO

Report Date:
March 24, 2009
Campaign Number:
09V092000
Component:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL

Summary:
MASERATI IS RECALLING 824 MY 2009 GRANTURISMO VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE OPTIONAL FRONT PARKING SENSOR SYSTEM. THESE VEHICLES WERE MANUFACTURED WITH FAULTY INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE WHICH AFFECTS THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE SEAT BELT WARNING BUZZER'S ABILITY TO ACTIVATE, THEREBY NOT PROPERLY WARNING WHEN THE SEAT BELTS ARE NOT ENGAGED.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE BUZZER DOES NOT SOUND, OCCUPANTS MAY FAIL TO BUCKLE THE SEAT BELTS ADEQUATELY, RESULTING IN GREATER RISK OF INJURY IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL UPLOAD A NEW SOFTWARE INTO THE VEHICLE'S INSTRUMENT CLUSTER CONTROL MODULE UNIT. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MASERATI AT 201-816-2600.