28
2016
03

Total recall involving 20,842 Maserati CEO / Ghibli

    Recently, Maserati (China) Automotive Trading Co., Ltd. to the AQSIQ for the record of the recall program, starting from March 28, 2016, to recall some of the president and Ghibli car.

『Pictured Maserati CEO; Below is the Maserati Ghibli』


Recall:


Since March 28, 2016, to recall some of the imported models, president and Ghibli, the production date of March 22, 2013 to December 3, 2015. According to the company's statistics, in mainland China involving 20,842.


Hazard:


Some of the vehicles due to design reasons, the driver's side carpeting, floor mats and accelerator pedal defects within the scope of this recall, at the driver's mat is not properly fixed, the pads will move forward, causing the accelerator pedal may be stacked the Ottomans stuck; or because the accelerator pedal near the carpet installation is not standardized, resulting from the accelerator pedal from its side between the carpet is too small.


The defect may cause the accelerator pedal is catching in the working position, increase the risk of vehicle collision, but the vehicles are involved with "brake override" control logic (that is, when the brake pedal is depressed, the accelerator pedal due to any input engine torque demand caused will be banned), so when the accelerator pedal catching situation arises, the driver operates the brake pedal by the vehicle safe deceleration until standstill.


Solution:


Maserati (China) Automotive Trading Co., Ltd. will recall the vehicles within the scope of free accelerator pedal escutcheon accelerator pedal from its side carpet (for all involved vehicles) and driver pads (for some vehicles involved) replacement, and inspection distance between to eliminate the defect. Maserati (China) Automotive Trading Co., Ltd. will be notified by registered letters sent to the customer car Maserati nearest authorized service center for a free repair. Maserati related vehicle user can also call the factory advisory services hotline: 400-688-5111, to obtain information related to the recall.


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