If the driver is not warned about the critical disc wear, brake disc damage may result, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2016 488 GTB and 488 Spider vehicles. Due to a software error, the driver may not be warned that the brake discs are critically worn. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.”
Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument panel node software, free of charge. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 64.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Ferrari North America, Inc.
NQS Software Update
IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL
This notice applies to your vehicle (VIN: ZFFXXXXXXXXXXXXXX).
RC 64 / NHTSA 18V-164
Dear [Mr. John Doe],
This notice is sent to you in accordance with the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
Ferrari has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain Model Year 2016 488 GTB and 488 Spider vehicles. The vehicles involved are equipped with a software algorithm which calculates the estimated percentage of wear of the carbon-ceramic brake discs, which may not work properly due to a software error. This may cause a reset of the wear value estimated by the software.
The critical wear threshold of your brake discs may be reached without the corresponding warning light & message on the instrument panel of the vehicle, with consequent possible damage to the discs themselves. This can increase the risk of a crash. We want to assure you that your safety is our priority, and we are committed to correcting this condition in your vehicle.
Our records show that you are the owner of a vehicle affected by this recall.
IMPORTANT – CONTACT YOUR DEALER TODAY
Ferrari will repair your vehicle f o r free. The repair involves installing the updated software. Please contact your Ferrari dealer at this time and make an appointment to have this repair performed. The time needed for this repair is estimated at 0.5 hours.
If you have any questions or concerns that your dealer is unable to resolve, please contact Ferrari North America, Inc. at +1(201) 816-2668. If your Dealer or Ferrari is unable to remedy the defect without charge or within a reasonable amount of time, you may submit a complaint to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E., Washington, DC 20590, call the toll-free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-4249153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
If you have previously paid for repair to your vehicle for this specific condition prior to receiving this letter, send your original receipts and/or other adequate proof of payment to the following address for reimbursement: Ferrari North America, Inc., 250 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Attention: Warranty Department. Once we receive and verify the required documents, reimbursement will be sent to you within 60 days.
Thank you for your attention to this important matter.
Ferrari North America, Inc.
PLEASE NOTE: Federal law requires that any vehicle lessor receiving this recall notice must forward a copy of this notice to the lessee by First Class Mail within ten business days.
Owner Notification Letter
March 22, 2018
Diagnostic tools and software or reprogramming
You may purchase the SDX diagnostic tool for the electronic diagnosis of vehicles (with diagnostic system) up to the 430 Scuderia. To obtain information regarding this tool you may consult directly from the website www.waycon.it. Ferrari is not responsible for any content on these this external sites.
From the Ferrari 599 GTB FIORANO onwards, you may purchase from any Authorized Ferrari Dealership the Ferrari DEIS diagnostic tool. This diagnostic tool requires active professional level subscription. The tool comes complete with software when purchased. Please submit any requests for further information through the Help section after the registration.
Alternatively, the Ferrari DEIS-Light diagnostic software may be purchased alone. DEIS-Light allows you to use your own PC. This software may be also used to reprogramming ECUs compliant with ISO 22900 (EU) and SAE J2534 (USA) standards in addition to performing level one diagnosis on Ferrari models from the 599 GTB FIORANO onwards. You must be in possession of a valid annual subscription in order to request the DEIS-Light diagnostic software. To request the software, compile the specific form in full and send to the indicated email address. Once you receive approval for the request and the necessary payment has been made, your Hardware Key will be shipped to you, and you will be able to download the software from the internet.
- DEIS LIGHT – annual licence $8,700.00
- DEIS LIGHT – installation SW $10,700.00
- DOWNLOADS – 1 ECU $300.00
- DOWNLOADS – 2 ECU $500.00
- PROXI – 1 Activity $300.00
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- POWERFUL DIAGNOSIS &ANALYSIS: The Autel Maxisys MS908CV is especially made for working on Heavy Duty vehicles. It contains a whole set of heavy duty vehicle connectors and provides access to all the commonly performed service functions: Oil Reset, EPB, Brake Bleeding, DPF & SCR, Immo & keys, Injector Throttle and other regular maintenance functions.
- ADVANCED ECU CODING & PROGRAMMING: The complete diagnostic tool kit includes a compact sized MaxiFlash Elite which performs J2534 and J2534-2 pass-thru programming and provides Bluetooth VCI communication between the vehicle and the MaxiSys CV tablet.
- SPECIAL FUCTIONS: The diagnostic scan tool provides the special functions that complete repairs including Injector Quantity Adjustment, DPF Regeneration, Adaptations, Calibrations, Maintenance Resets.
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- Features High Speed USB and support for global vehicles.
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- Free J2534 Toolbox application, online software updates and phone support.
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- 12-month warranty for quality problems; automatic system and software updates with real-time push message notifications on internet, one year for free update
- ECU CODING/PROGRAMMING: This top-level OBD2 scanner comes with a SAE J2534-1 & -2 compliant PassThru reprogramming interface device which allows you to use the updated OEM software to replace the existing software/firmware in ECUs, programming new ECUs for Benz/BMW and fixing software-controlled drivability issues and emission issues.
- EXTENSIVE COVERAGE: This Autel scanner same function as the Maxisys elite, MS908S PRO, MS908E with Full OBD functions, 11 reset functions and full systems diagnoses for codes, live data, actuation test, adaptations, ECU coding ,work on over 80 1996 US-based , 2000 European-based and newer OBD2/EOBD protocol vehicles.
- SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE:This Android4.4 based high-end diagnostic scanner is designed with the advanced hardware configurations including super-fast hexa-core Processor, 2GM RAM, 64GB On-board Memory, 8.0 Megapixel rear cam, ultra-clear 10.1 inches LED screen etc. It more superior than Autel Maxisys PRO.
- DATA MANAGEMENT OPERAION: In order to bring convenience for users to manage all the data and parameters stored in this diagnostic tool, Autel MK908P supports the following user-friendly managing functions: Shop Manager Operation, MaxiFix Operation, Data Manager Operation, etc. to quickly and directly select the required referring information while diagnosing.
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- SPECIAL FEATURES: Adds the free new MaxiFlash Elite (J2534 box) to facilitate your work for ECU programming of BMW&Benz
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- EXTENSIVE COVERAGE: Full OBD functions, 11 reset functions and full systems diagnoses work on over 80 1996 US-based , 2000 European-based and newer OBD2/EOBD protocol vehicles.
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- Auto-Vin technology for fast and precise vehicle identification. Autel Maxisys Pro performs the same function as Autel MS908S PRO, MS908E, and provide better price.
- Extensive OE-Level vehicle coverage for more than 80 US, Asian and European vehicle makes
- Compatible with some add-ons: Oscilloscope-MaxiScope MP408 and Digital Inspection Cameras (MV105 and MV108)
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