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May 16, 2003

Ferrari Has Recalled the 1995 512M, 1991-1995 512TR and Testarossa 1987-1991

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.

Models: Ferrari 512M Year: 1995
Ferrari 512TR Years: 1991-1995
Ferrari Testarossa Years: 1987-1991

Number Potentially Involved: 2,008

Dates of Manufacture: October 1986 – December 1995

Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, the passive restraint system may not function correctly. Inconsistent electrical operation of the automatic track assembly has been experienced. If the passive restraint system experiences an electrical or mechanical failure, the seat occupant would not be fully protected.

Remedy: Dealers will replace all the main components of the passive seat belt System. This includes the electronic control units, the retractor mechanism, and both the right and left motor driven track assemblies. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began April 24, 2003. Owners may contact Ferrari at 1-201-816-2651.

[NHTSA Recall No. 03V142/Ferrari Recall No. 37].

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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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