Ferrari 458 & 488 Vehicle Recall – Loss Of Braking Ability
Ferrari North America, Inc. (“Ferrari”) Recalling Certain 2010-2015 458 Italia, 2012-2015 458 Spider, 2014-2015 458 Speciale, 2015 458 Speciale Aperta, 2016-2019 488 GTB & 488 Spider Vehicles.
Brake system may leak brake fluid, resulting in a loss of braking ability. Upon total loss of brake fluid, the vehicle would lose braking capability, which may result in injury or death to vehicle occupants.
Model Year (“MY”) 2016–2019 Ferrari 488 GTB; MY 2016–2019 Ferrari 488 Spider
Ferrari has determined that a defect related to motor vehicle safety may arise in some MY 2016-2019 Ferrari 488 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a braking system that could potentially leak brake fluid, which may lead to partial or total loss of braking capability.
MY 2010–2015 Ferrari 458 Italia; MY 2012–2015 Ferrari 458 Spider; MY 2014–2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale; MY 2015 Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta
Ferrari has determined that a defect related to motor vehicle safety may arise in some MY 2010-2015 Ferrari 458 vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a braking system that could potentially leak brake fluid, which may lead to partial or total loss of braking capability.
The remedy is not available at this time. Owners will receive additional notification when a remedy is available. Owners are advised that if the “Low Brake Fluid” warning message appears on the vehicle dashboard, the driver should pull off the road as soon as it is safe to do so, and contact Ferrari Roadside Assistance for towing to the nearest Ferrari dealer. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 21, 2021. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 78.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to nhtsa.gov.