Maserati is Recalling certain 2017 Levante vehicles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 22, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Software error may cause Shift to Neutral or Stall

If the transmission shifts into neutral unexpectedly or if the engine shuts down without warning, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V161000

Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,299

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
MASERATI LEVANTE 2017

Summary: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2017 Levante vehicles. Due to an engine software problem, at slow speeds such as stop-and-go traffic, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral or the engine may shut off.

Remedy: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369.

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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