2006 Maserati Quattroporte
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$115,900
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2006 Maserati Quattroporte Recalls

NHTSA Campaign ID #

13V196000

Recall Date

2013-05-14

Summary

Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2005-2008 Quattroporte, 2008 Granturismo, and 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C vehicles. The rear tie rod assemblies may have insufficient anti-corrosion material applied, allowing them to weaken and possibly fail.

Consequences

Failure of the tie rods may result in a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy

Maserati will notify owners and dealers will replace the tie rod assemblies. The recall began on June 27, 2013. Customers may contact Maserati at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's recall campaign number is 205.

Component Affected

SUSPENSION:REAR

Notes

Maserati North America, Inc.

NHTSA Campaign ID #

09V001000

Recall Date

2009-01-07

Summary

MASERATI IS RECALLING 7,912 MY 2008 GRAN TURISMO, QUATTROPORTE, AND ALFA ROMEO VEHICLES. INCORRECTLY TORQUED UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINT NUTS MAY CAUSE THE BALL JOINT NUTS TO LOOSEN.

Consequences

IN TIME, THIS COULD LEAD TO NOISE, STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION, AND FAILURE OF THE BALL JOINT STUD RESULTING IN DAMAGE OR SEPARATION OF THE SUSPENSION ARM. THIS COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF STEERING CAPABILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TORQUE OF THE FRONT/REAR UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINT NUTS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE SUSPENSION ARMS AND HUB CARRIER. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2600.

Component Affected

SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT

Notes

Maserati North America, Inc.

NHTSA Campaign ID #

05V574000

Recall Date

2005-12-30

Summary

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE POWER ASSIST DELIVERED BY THE STEERING RACK MAY NOT BE FULLY AVAILABLE WHILE MAKING EXTREME LEFT HAND TURNS FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME. AN INTERNAL O-RING OF THE STEERING RACK CAN BECOME DISLODGED OR DISLOCATED CAUSING A LOSS OF POWER ASSIST TO THE DRIVER.

Consequences

SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES COULD LEAD TO A REDUCTION IN VEHICLE CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING RACK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MASERATI AT 1-201-816-2600.

Component Affected

STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Notes

Maserati North America, Inc.

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