Maserati to Fix Some 2018 Luxury Sedans Due to Risk of Fire
Maserati North America Inc. is recalling more than 1,000 of its newest luxury cars to fix leaky fuel pipes that increase the potential for an engine fire.
The 2018 Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans — with prices starting at $73,050 and $105,600, respectively — have a faulty fuel delivery pipe in the engine compartment that may leak gasoline, the company said. The cars haven’t yet been delivered to customers, and they’ll be fixed before individuals are able to drive off with them, according to Matteo Sardi, a spokesman for the carmaker.
The company said the flaw, caused by a part from supplier SumiRiko Italy, affects all 1,406 of the vehicles manufactured from July 24 through Dec. 14, when the problem was identified…
2014-2015 Maserati Quattroporte And Ghibli Recalled Over Leaking Fuel Linesof
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…
Maserati recalls 50,000 luxury vehicles over fire hazards
Maserati announced it is recalling some 50,000 luxury vehicles after discovering defects that could lead to fires and fuel-line leaks.
The company announced adjusting the front seats in 39,381 model year 2014 through 2017 Quattroporte, Ghibli, and Levante vehicles could lead to electrical shorts and a possible fire. The vehicles retail between $71,600 and $145,500.
“The defect has been identified as an incorrect design of the seat wiring harness layout with potential interference with the seat adjustment motor housing (seat wiring harness rubbing against metal points on seat/seat frame assembly). This condition with normal use of the seat adjustment system, over time, can lead to cable damage, and consequential seat adjustment malfunction, and in rare cases, a potential short to ground and a risk of fire,” the company said…