June 2, 2000
1999 Ferrari F355 and F355 F1 Automobiles Recalled
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Transportation Administration (NHTSA) has published the recall of certain 1999
Ferrari F355 and F355 F1 automobiles because, on certain passenger vehicles equipped with
Bosch braking systems, brake fluid reservoir hoses may not be resistant to brake fluid,
which could cause failure of the hoses.
According to NHTSA, should a hose failure
occur, the brake failure light would light up, followed by loss of vehicle braking
477 of these vehicles, manufactured between
October, 1998 through May, 1999 are affected by this recall.
Dealers will inspect the hoses and, if required,
install new hoses that are resistant to brake fluid. Owner notification began March 21,
2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact
Ferrari at 1-201-816-2651.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V064/Ferrari
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers June 2,
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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