Steering May Become Stiff – 1997-1998 Ferrari 550

NHTSA

99V166

SUMMARY:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STEERING MAY BECOME STIFF DUE TO OVERHEATING OF THE POWER STEERING FLUID CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE HYDRAULIC SEALS IN THE STEERING BOX AND STEERING PUMP.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE DECREASED STEERING ABILITY DURING PARKING PROCEDURES.

 

REMEDY:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE POWER STEERING COOLING COIL, OIL TANK, OIL LINES, PUMP, AND BOX.

 

NOTES:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 1, 1999.

OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FERRARI AT 1-201-816-2651.

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION’S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

 

Check if your Ferrari has a Recall

 

RCRIT-99V166-1304

 

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