Maserati North America, Inc. is Recalling certain 2017 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Differential Pinion Nut Improperly Torqued

Report Receipt Date: NOV 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V856000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 326

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MASERATI GHIBLI 2017
MASERATI QUATTROPTE 2017

Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2017 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured July 1, 2016, to October 12, 2016. The rear differential unit pinion nut may not have been properly tightened, allowing the pinion nut to loosen.

CONSEQUENCE: A loose pinion gear may bind, possibly resulting in the rear wheels locking up and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear differential unit pinion nut torque, and, as necessary, replace the rear differential unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369. Maserati’s number for this recall is 328.

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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