Maserati is Recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 26, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Improperly Torqued Rear Tie Rod Bolt

Report Receipt Date: MAY 02, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V264000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 26,464

All Products Associated with this Recall

Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to September 18, 2015. During the assembly process, the rear tie-rod to hub assembly attaching bolt may not have been properly tightened.

CONSEQUENCE:
An improperly tightened rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolt may allow the tie-rod to separate from the hub carrier, resulting in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolts to verify that they are properly tightened, replacing the rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 1, 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369. Maserati’s number for this recall is 303.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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