2012 Ferrari 458 Italia
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    2012 Ferrari 458 Italia Recalls

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    14V487000

    Recall Date

    2014-08-08

    Summary

    Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 F458 Italia and F458 Spider vehicles manufactured March 5, 2010, to May 20, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the secondary latch for the front trunk storage compartment may not release when the vehicle is stationary. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 401, "Interior Trunk Release."

    Consequences

    In the event an individual is trapped in the trunk and the latch system does not release the trunk lid, it increases the risk of personal injury or possibly death.

    Remedy

    Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will modify the existing front trunk latch system with a new component that will meet requirements, free of charge. The recall began in September 2014. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-866-551-2828. Ferrari's number for this recall is 54.

    Component Affected

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK

    Notes

    Ferrari North America, Inc.

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    12V211000

    Recall Date

    2012-05-14

    Summary

    FERRARI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011-2012 458 ITALIA AND 2012 CALIFORNIA VEHICLES BECAUSE THE CRANKSHAFT MAY FAIL DUE TO INCORRECT MACHINING.

    Consequences

    IF THIS FAILURE OCCURS, THE ENGINE MAY SEIZE, SUDDENLY RENDERING THE VEHICLE INOPERABLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    Remedy

    FERRARI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL OFFER VEHICLE OWNERS THE OPTION OF HAVING THEIR ENGINE REPAIRED OR REPLACED, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 18, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FERRARI AT 201-816-2600.

    Component Affected

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    Notes

    Ferrari North America, Inc.

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