Ferrari is the subject of a new call which is affecting a lot of its modern supercars as this has been announced because of a problem with their airbags.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there are a total of 814 units affected by this recall and their owners will have to take them back to the dealers because of an issue with the driver side airbag module which has been improperly assembled. This may deploy in a rotated orientation and if this happens, the risk of injury will significantly increase.
“The affected vehicles may be equipped with a driver side air bag module that was improperly assembled. This can cause the air bag to deploy in a rotated orientation. In the event of a crash, the deployment of the driver’s air bag in a rotated orientation increases the risk of injury”, says the NHTSA in its recall summary and consequence of the problem.
The affected Ferrari supercars are the 458 Italia, the 458 Spider, the 458 Speciale, the 458 Speciale Aperta, the California T, the FF, the F12 Berlinetta and even the impressive LaFerrari. These exotic rides are all from the 2015 model year and they have been produced between the 19th of December, 2014, and the 29th of April, 2015. Ferrari North America will be notifying owners of these supercars and the front Driver’s Side Airbag Module will be replaced free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on the 30th of July, 2015. For any extra details on the topic, owners can contact the Ferrari customer service at 1 866 551 2828 or the NHTSA vehicle safety hotline at 1 888 327 4236.