FERRARI F40 1990: SUSPENSION

Make : FERRARI Model : F40 Year : 1990
Build Dates : 1990-08-01 - 1994-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V169000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-05-19 Date Received by ODI: 2005-04-25 Date Added to Database: 2005-04-25
Manufacturers Involved: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 43
Component: SUSPENSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 201
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, IN EXTREME CONDITIONS OF USE, THE FORKS FASTENING THE FRONT AND REAR LOWER SUSPENSION LEVERS TO THE CHASSIS CAN BREAK OR CRACK. THIS COULD LEAD TO INCREASED STRESS ON THE THREADED PINS' ANCHORAGE AREAS WHICH COULD ALSO CAUSE THE POSSIBLE BREAKAGE OF THE FORKS.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD LEAD TO A LOSS OF A VEHICLE CONTROL AND COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW FRONT AND REAR LOWER SUSPENSION FORKS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 19, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FERRARI AT 201-816-2600.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      FERRARI RECALL NO. 43.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.