Maserati GranTurismo Recalled for Faulty Door Latch - Maserati Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 12-03-2015, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
Sponsored Editorial Content
Join Date: Sep 2014
Maserati Life Posts: 48
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Maserati GranTurismo Recalled for Faulty Door Latch

The Maserati GranTurismo coupe and convertible models are being recalled for an issue with its passenger-side door latch.

The recall affects less than 300 units from the 2016 model year with the Italian automaker saying that during manufacturing, the passenger-side door latch may not have received the necessary heat treatment to effectively withstand expected transverse loads. That means if the passenger-side door is subjected to loads during a crash, the non-heat-treated door latch components could potentially fail, leading to the door accidentally opening and placing the passenger at greater risk of injury.

The issue was first reported by the componentís supplier, Magna, after a latch failed to meet proper specs during a routine test. In addition, the components were accidentally mislabeled as being heat-treated. Upon discovery, Maserati quickly launched an investigation and issued the recall.

Those with affected vehicles will receive a new door latch assembly that will take about an hour to install.
Read more about the Maserati GranTurismo Recalled for Faulty Door Latch at is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 12-04-2015, 12:04 PM
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: knoxville, TN
Maserati Life Posts: 338
Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 72 Post(s)
the VIN list is short and only applies to 2016MY granturismo vehicles.
sc00b is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Maserati Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome