FERRARI CALIFORNIA 2011: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : FERRARI Model : CALIFORNIA Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-03-05 - 2011-07-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V341000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-23
Manufacturers Involved: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 60
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2826
Summary:
      Ferrari North America, Inc. "Ferrari" is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Ferrari California vehicles manufactured February 16, 2009, to July 8, 2011, and model year 2010-2011 458 Italia vehicles manufactured March 5, 2010, to July 29, 2011. These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
      An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly, free of charge. Interim owner letters were mailed July 22, 2016, and owners will be sent a second letter when parts are available. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 201-816-2668. Ferrari's number for this recall is 60.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.