2007 FERRARI F430 Recall - Recall ID 94508

2007 FERRARI F430 Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V048000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: FERRARI 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: F430 
Model Year: 2007 
Mfg Campaign Number: 49 
Mfg Component Desc: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: FERRARI NORTH AMERICA INC 
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Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 1,950 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 02-09-09 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: FERRARI NORTH AMERICA INC 
Report Recieved Date: 02-06-09 
Record Creation Date: 02-05-09 
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Defect Summary: FERRARI IS RECALLING 1,950 MY 2005-2007 F40 SPIDER VEHICLES. THE DEFECT INVOLVES THE HYDRAULIC HOSES FOR THE CONVERTIBLE TOP THAT ARE LOCATED INSIDE OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THE HEAT FROM THE ENGINE MAY CAUSE HAIR-LINE CRACKS TO FORM IN THE HOSES WHICH MAY RESULT IN FLUID LEAKAGE FROM THE CONVERTIBLE TOP HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. 
Consequence Summary: THIS LEAKAGE IN TURN, WILL CAUSE THE CONVERTIBLE TOP WARNING LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE AND IF NOT REMEDIED, COULD ULTIMATELY LEAK FLUID INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAUSING SMOKE AND A FIRE, RENDERING THE VEHICLE INOPERABLE AND POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL PROTECTIVE HEAT SHIELDS OVER THE CONVERTIBLE TOP HYDRAULIC LINES TO INSULATE THEM FROM THE HEAT OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 9, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FERRARI AT 201-816-2600. 
Notes: FERRARI RECALL NO. 49.CUSTOMERS 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 <A HREF=HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV>HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV</A> . 
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2007 FERRARI F430 Recall - Recall ID 94508 for FERRARI F430 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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