Maserati is recalling certain units of the Quattroporte and Ghibli over weeping or leaking fuel lines.
The defect: affected vehicles have fuel lines that may weep or leak fuel.
The hazards: a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
2014-2015 Maserati Quattroporte
2014-2015 Maserati Ghibli
Number of vehicles affected: 10,879 vehicle (United States figure). It is possible that the vehicles are also being recalled in markets outside the U.S…
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