Maserati is recalling certain model year 2016 GranTurismo and GranTurismo Convertible models in the U.S. over an issue with the passenger side door latch that could allow the door to open during a crash.
The defect: affected vehicles were built with passenger side door latch components that were not heat treated.
The hazards: if the door latch was not heat treated, in the event of a crash, the door latch may fail allowing the door to open, increasing the risk of injury.
Affected vehicles: certain model year 2016 GranTurismo and GranTurismo Convertibles manufactured June 24, 2015, to September 2, 2015.
Number of vehicles affected: 135 United States.
The fix: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle to verify that the starter motor cable has a properly installed protective cap and that the cable is adequately secured. If not, the starter motor cable assembly will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 11, 2015.
Owners should: customers looking to find out if their vehicle is included in this Maserati recall should visit this website. There, owners will be able to enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open recalls. If the vehicle is part of the recall, customers should take it to a Maserati dealer.
Owners can also contact Maserati customer service with questions by using the following information.
- Maserati Customer Service: 1-201-816-2600
- Maserati Recall Number: 292
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 15V744000