2002 MASERATI SPYDER

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 SPYDER

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.