Maserati recall of certain Quattroportes equipped with V6 engines and Ghibli

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 26, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Maserati Recall: Software error may cause Shift to Neutral or Stall

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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V173000

Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,044

Make Model Model Year(s)
MASERATI GHIBLI 2017
MASERATI QUATTROPORTE 2017

Summary: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2017 Quattroporte vehicles equipped with V6 engines and Maserati Ghibli vehicles. Due to an engine software problem, at slow speeds such as stop-and-go traffic, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral or park, or the engine may shut off.

Remedy: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will re-flash the software for the engine control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2018. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati’s number for this recall is 365.

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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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