Lamborghini is notifying the affected owners, who can take their Gallardos to their dealers for repairs free of charge. For more information, read the bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration below.
NHTSA Campaign ID number: 12V430000
Vehicle Model Year(s) Make / Model: 2004-2006 LAMBORGHINI / GALLARDO
Manufacturer: AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI
Mfr's Report Date: SEP 03, 2012
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,491
Lamborghini is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Gallardo Coupe and Spyder vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the high pressure steering pipes near the the steering assistance hydraulic system pump might leak.
Leaking fluid, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will update the power steering system free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on, or about, September 10, 2012. Owners may contact Lamborghini at 1-703-364-7042.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.