Ferrari recalling 17 years of cars for brakes that could fail

The most crucial feature on any car or truck is its braking procedure, and that was in no way additional accurate than on a Ferrari. Thousands of Ferraris offered in the U.S. given that 2005 are matter to a remember for a brake dilemma that possibly could result in a crash.

The Nationwide Freeway Visitors Basic safety Administration reports that the recall influences some 23,555 motor vehicles with a brake fluid reservoir cap that “could not vent properly, developing a vacuum within the brake fluid reservoir, and resulting in a brake fluid leak that might guide to a partial or full decline of brake functionality.”

Ferrari states particular illustrations of these products are impacted:

  • 2005-2009 430
  • 2019-2020 488 Pista
  • 2016 F60 The united states
  • 2005-2011 612 Scaglietti
  • 2010-2011 612
  • 2018-2022 812
  • 2020-2022 F8 Spider
  • 2020-2022 F8 Tributo
  • 2021-2022 Roma
  • 2009-2017 California
  • 2015-2017 California T
  • 2013-2017 F12 Berlinetta
  • 2017 F12 TDF
  • 2012-2016 FF
  • 2017-2020 GTC4 Lusso
  • 2018-2020 GTC4 Lusso T
  • 2013-2015 LaFerrari
  • 2017 LaFerrari Aperta
  • 2019-2022 Portofino

The correct is basic, and not like most items on a Ferrari, it’s no cost. Ferrari will switch the brake reservoir cap and update the vehicle’s software package to show a warning mild for minimal brake fluid. 

If you individual one particular of these products, be on the lookout for a letter that is anticipated to arrive by Sept. 24. Or far better nonetheless, go to NHTSA’s recall internet site and enter your Ferrari’s VIN number. You can also simply call the NHTSA hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or phone Ferrari client services at 1-201-816-2668.

You can reference Ferrari’s recall quantity for this campaign: RC 80. This recall is an enlargement of NHTSA recall 21V-833.