Ferrari is recalling 23,555 cars due to possible brake failure

Sorry, Ferrari owner.

Ferrari North America, Inc., is recalling tens of thousands of luxury vehicles over potentially faulty brake fluid reservoir caps, which can cause loss of brake function and increase the risk of a crash.

The recall, announced at the end of July, affects a possible 23,555 cars in 19 different models, including units from model years up to 2005. Only about 1% of the vehicles are actually estimated to contain the defect, according to a recall report.

“The brake fluid reservoir cap may not vent properly, creating a vacuum inside the brake fluid reservoir, and causing a brake fluid leak that can result in a partial or total loss of brake function,” he said. problem summary posted to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The full list of recalled models, as well as the model years concerned, is listed below.

MAKE IT MODEL YEAR
FERRARI 430 2005-2009
FERRARI 488 PISTA 2019-2020
FERRARI 612 2010-2011
FERRARI 612 SAGLIETTI 2005-2011
FERRARI 812 2018-2022
FERRARI CALIFORNIA 2009-2017
FERRARI CALIFORNIA T 2015-2017
FERRARI F12 BERLINETTA 2013-2017
FERRARI F12 TDF 2017
FERRARI American F60 2016
FERRARI F8 spider 2020-2022
FERRARI F8 TRIBUTE 2020-2022
FERRARI FF 2012-2016
FERRARI GTC4LUSSO 2018-2020
FERRARI GTC4LUSSO T 2018-2019
FERRARI LAFERRARI 2013-2015
FERRARI LAFERRARI APERTA 2017
FERRARI PORTOFINO 2019-2022
FERRARI Rome 2021-2022

Ferrari North America, Inc., plans to officially inform owners via mail at the end of September. Meanwhile, NHTSA’s alert indicates that dealers will fix the problem by replacing the reservoir cap and updating the car’s software “free of charge.”

NHTSA added that Ferrari North America’s latest recall is an extension of The recall was announced in 2021While the company has identified a possible 5,601 vehicles affected by the problem.

Consumers with additional questions can contact Ferrari’s customer service team at 1-201-816-2668 or dial the NHTSA Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

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