Maserati is Recalling certain 2017 Ghibli and Quattroporte vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 8, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Tire Sidewalls may Crack

Report Receipt Date: NOV 21, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V840000
Component(s): TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,703

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MASERATI GHIBLI 2016 – 2017
MASERATI QUATTROPORTE 2017

 

Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2017 Ghibli and Quattroporte vehicles and one model year 2016 Ghibli vehicle manufactured February 29, 2016, to October 29, 2016. These vehicles are equipped with certain Pirelli P Zero All Season tires, size 275/40R19 101W, that may develop cracks in their lower sidewall, possibly resulting in a loss of air.

CONSEQUENCE: A loss of air may result in tire failure or a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected tires, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 1, 2017. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369. Maserati’s number for this recall is 324.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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