|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
||Contact: Tim Hurd
|Tel. No. (202) 366-9550
Ferrari North America
Number Involved: 269
Dates of Manufacture: July 1994 - May 1995
NHTSA Recall No.: 98V088
Description of Defect: On certain passenger vehicles equipped with dual fuel pumps,
the fuel injection line fitting can fracture if the aluminum nut attaching the lines is
tightened excessively. If the fuel line fractures, fuel leakage can occur. If an ignition
source is present, a fire could occur.
Remedy: Dealers will remove the fuel injection lines that have aluminum nuts and
replace them with new lines containing steel attaching nuts.
Owner Notification: Owner notification was expected to begin during May 1998.
Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Ferrari
NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall
notice to all purchasers, owners and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with
Federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive
notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair
work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall.