61 – Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode – 2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, & FF

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V381
Manufacturer Ferrari North America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,507

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, and FF vehicles that have not already had their passenger frontal air bag replaced. These passenger frontal air bag modules have air bag inflators that may explode in the event of a crash due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

 

Remedy

Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly with one that uses an alternate inflator, free of charge. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 61. Note: This recall supersedes recall 17V-018.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check if your Ferrari has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

June 26, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V381-2828.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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