Fuel Vapor Separator may Crack and Leak Fuel – 2017-2019 Ferrari

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February 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V090000

Fuel Vapor Separator may Crack and Leak Fuel

 

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V090

Manufacturer Ferrari North America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,150

 

Summary

Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2017 LaFerrari Aperta, 2018-2019 488 GTB, GTC4Lusso T, GTC4Lusso, 488 Spider, 812 Superfast, and 2019 488 Pista vehicles. The fuel vapor separator may crack and allow fuel to leak.

 

Remedy

Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel vapor separator, free of charge. The recall began June 25, 2019. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 69.

 

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

 


USA

RECALL CAMPAIGN
REF. NO. C24000069
REPLACING THE FUEL VAPOR SEPARATOR

 

MODEL YEAR 2017 – 2018 – 2019

APRIL  2019

 

March 2019

 

Dear Ferrari Dealer:

Ferrari has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in Model Year 2017, 2018 and 2019 Ferrari 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista, 812 Superfast, LaFerrari Aperta, GTC4Lusso and GTC4LussoT vehicles from VIN No. 230242 to 241501.

The vehicles involved are equipped with a fuel vapor separator, which, due to a manufacturing defect, may allow a small fuel leak, potentially causing smoke and/or fire. We want to assure you that our clients’ safety is our priority, and we are committed to correcting this condition in their vehicles.

 

IMPORTANT

Ferrari will be notifying ALL affected MY 2017, 2018 and 2019 vehicle owners nationwide with two separate letters. The first notice will inform the customer about the recall and let them know that parts are currently unavailable. A second letter will be sent when the parts are available. At that time, the customer can schedule to replace the fuel vapor separator, free of charge.

Owners may contact Ferrari North America at (201) 816-2668; Ferrari’s campaign number for this recall is C24000069.

You must order the necessary part for each vehicle. Upon transmittal of the repair under the normal warranty system, we will reimburse you for the labor necessary to carry out this campaign.

It is a violation of Federal law for a dealer to deliver a new motor vehicle covered by this notification under a sale or lease until the defect is remedied.

 

Technical Department

Ferrari North America, Inc.


U.S.A. RECALL CAMPAIGN NO. C24000069

 

Model Year 2017, 2018 and 2019

REPLACING THE FUEL VAPOR SEPARATOR

RECALL CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION: Ferrari 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista, 812 Superfast, LaFerrari Aperta, GTC4Lusso and GTC4LussoT vehicles
SUBJECT: Recall Campaign No. C24000069
VEHICLES: MY 2017, 2018 and 2019 Ferrari 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista, 812 Superfast, LaFerrari Aperta, GTC4Lusso and GTC4LussoT vehicles from VIN No. 230242 to 241501 (see Modis for VINs involved).
CONDITION: The vehicles involved are equipped with a fuel vapor separator, which, due to a manufacturing defect, may allow a small fuel leak, potentially causing smoke and/or fire.
REMEDY: Ferrari will repair the vehicle free of charge. The repair involves replacing the Fuel vapor separator. This repair takes approximately 0.65 to 16.05 hours to complete depending on the model.

 

RECALL CAMPAIGN OVERVIEW (cont.)

 

PARTS INVOLVED:

The parts necessary to implement the RECALL CAMPAIGN are described herein, and they need to be ordered by you in the quantities required.

Model Component Part number to be ordered
488 GTB / 488 Spider Compl. vapor separator 70006133
GTCLusso /  GTC4Lusso T Compl. vapor separator 70006134
488 Pista Compl. vapor separator 70006137
812 Superfast Compl. vapor separator 70006135
LaFerrari Aperta Compl. vapor separator 70006138

 

Update the CRM customer database in Modis accordingly as soon as you receive any notification regarding the status of the vehicle (e.g., change of ownership, scrapping, etc.).

SERVICES UNDER WARRANTY:

Refund for the costs incurred by the implementation of the RECALL CAMPAIGN in question, shall be made immediately after a warranty notice has been received by the Technical Service Department.  This notice should include the following information:

 

488 GTB / 488 Spider

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 4414000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 44090003320
› Time allowance ………………………………………………………………………..1.30 Hours

 

GTC4Lusso

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 4714000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 47090003321
› Time allowance ………………………………………………………………………..0.95 Hours

 

GTC4Lusso T

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 4614000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 46090003322
› Time allowance ………………………………………………………………………..0.95 Hours

 

488 Pista

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 3814000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 38090003323
› Time allowance ………………………………………………………………………..1.30 Hours

 

812 Superfast

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 4514000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 45090003324
› Time allowance ………………………………………………………………………..0.65 Hours

 

LaFerrari Aperta

› Campaign number ………………………………………………………………….. C24000069
› Cost code ………………………………………………………………………………………….. 24
› Malfunction code …………………………………………………………………. 5414000011
› Problem code …………………………………………………………………………………….. 01
› Operation code  …………………………………………………………………. 54090003325
› Time allowance …………………………………………………………………….. 16.05 Hours

 

REIMBURSEMENT: Upon receipt of a warranty claim via Modis.

 

Model Year 2017, 2018 and 2019

REPLACING THE FUEL VAPOR SEPARATOR

 

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS

 

Please read all instructions before performing this campaign.

 

The procedure required for this RECALL CAMPAIGN consists of replacing the Fuel Vapor Separator.

 

The RECALL CAMPAIGN procedure described herein must be performed precisely as indicated in the following instructions:

 

  1. Replacing the Fuel Vapor Separator

 

488 GTB / 488 Spider

  • Remove the fuel vapor separator (as described in paragraph B3.05 “Removing the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).
  • Take the new vapor separator Code no. 70006133 and install it on the vehicle (as described in paragraph B3.05 “Refitting the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).

 

GTC4Lusso / GTC4Lusso T

  • Remove the fuel vapor separator (as described in paragraph B3.06 “Removing the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).
  • Take the new vapor separator Code no. 70006134 and install it on the vehicle (as described in paragraph B3.06 “Refitting the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).

 

488 Pista

  • Remove the fuel vapor separator (as described in paragraph B5.03 “Removing the fuel vapor recovery system separator” in the Workshop Manual).
  • Take the new vapor separator Code no. 70006137 and install it on the vehicle (as described in paragraph B5.03 “Refitting the fuel vapor recovery system separator” in the Workshop Manual).

 

812 Superfast

  • Remove the fuel vapor separator (as described in paragraph B3.06 “Removing the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).
  • Take the new vapor separator Code no. 70006135 and install it on the vehicle (as described in paragraph B3.06 “Refitting the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).

 

LaFerrari Aperta

  • Remove the fuel vapor separator (as described in paragraph B3.05 “Replacing the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).
  • Take the new vapor separator Code no. 70006138 and install it on the vehicle (as described in paragraph B3.05 “Replacing the fuel vapor separator” in the Workshop Manual).

 

  1. Repair label and Proof of Correction certificate – Only Valid for California dealers and vehicles registered in California
– IMPORTANT –
Note that all Authorized Ferrari dealers in California must fit an emissions repair label to vehicles that have had this recall completed, and provide the customer with a Proof of Correction certificate (attached). Ferrari North America will ship an initial supply of repair labels to all California dealers. If you are in an Authorized Ferrari dealer outside of California performing the recall on a vehicle registered in California, you can order the following label from FNA parts. 

Part number 079610001 – Emissions Sticker CARB  

See details on how to fill out the label and certificate below. An example of the label is attached. Print a copy of the attached Proof of Correction certificate to distribute to the customer.

 

Repair Label:

  • Campaign number: RC 69
  • Dealer Code: (Enter your 4-digit dealer code)
  • Date: (Enter the date on which the repair was completed) – Recall Name/Description: Fuel Vapor Separator

 

NOTE: This must be filled out with an Indelible (Industrial-permanent) marker, so the writing never comes off.

 

Proof of Correction certificate:  Print a copy and fill out all of the areas of the attached certificate & give to the customer for their records.

  • License Number: (Enter the License Plate number from the vehicle)
  • Make: Ferrari
  • Model: (Enter the model; 488 GTB/488 Spider/488 Pista/812 Superfast/LaFerrari Aperta/GTC4Lusso/GTC4Lusso T)
  • Body Type: 2-door
  • Vehicle Identification Number: (Enter the 17-digit VIN)
  • Manufacturer: Ferrari
  • Recall Number: RC 69
  • Dealer’s Name; Address, City, State: (Enter your dealer information)
  • Date; Dealer’s Authorized Signature: (Enter your dealer information)

Thank you for your cooperation. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

 

Example of Emissions repair label

 


IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL

This notice applies to your vehicle (VIN:

RC 69 / NHTSA 19V-090

 

Dear

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  2017-2019 488 GTB, 488 Spider, 488 Pista, 488 Pista Spider, GTC4Lusso, GTC4Lusso T, 812  Superfast,  and  LaFerrari Aperta vehicles. The vehicles involved are equipped with a Fuel Vapor Separator, which, due to a manufacturing defect, may allow a small fuel leak, potentially causing smoke  and/or fire.  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.

 

IMPOR TANT- CONTACT YOUR DEALER TODAY 

 

Ferrari will repair your vehicle for free. The repair involves replacing the Fuel Vapor Separator.  The replacement  part is not yet available, but is expected to become available within 45 days.  Please contact your Ferrari  dealer  at that time and make an appointment to have this repair performed. The time needed for this repair is  estimated between 1 and 16 hours, depending on the model.

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: 1-800-424-9153), or go to https://www.saferc ar.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 Am rica, Inc., 250 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 Attention: Warranty Department. Once w receive and verify the required documents, reimbursement will be sent to you within 60 days.

For vehicles registered in California: The California Department of Motor Vehicles, in conjunction with California Air Resources Board, requires the completion  of emission recall repairs prior to vehicle registration  renewal,  per the Registration Renewal/Recall Tie-in Program. Your authorized Ferrari dealer will provide you with a Proof of Correction Certificate after the r call repair has been performed.

Thank you for your attention to this important matter.

Technical Department
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.


 

12 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FERRARI 488 GTB 2018-2019
FERRARI 488 PISTA 2019
FERRARI 488 SPIDER 2018-2019
FERRARI 812 SUPERFAST 2018-2019
FERRARI GTC4LUSSO 2018-2019
FERRARI GTC4LUSSO T 2018-2019
FERRARI LAFERRARI 2017

 


 

11 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report – AMENDMENT 1

RCLRPT-19V090-1130.PDF 214.809KB

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Chronology

RMISC-19V090-1518.pdf 94.552KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V090-5269.PDF 214.903KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V090-3901.pdf 317.97KB

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ISSUED Interim Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RIONL-19V090-6274.pdf 271.243KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-19V090-8521.pdf 319.836KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2019-2

RCLQRT-19V090-8981.PDF 211.139KB

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Recall 573 Report – AMENDMENT 2

RCLRPT-19V090-7699.PDF 214.81KB

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ISSUED Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-19V090-7949.pdf 264.645KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2019-3

RCLQRT-19V090-9193.PDF 211.246KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2019-4

RCLQRT-19V090-0807.PDF 211.333KB

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Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V090&docType=RCL

 


 

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