Maserati recalls the Quattroporte and Granturismo

Also effected is the 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C.
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Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2005-2008 Quattroporte, 2008 Granturismo, and 2008 Alfa Romeo 8C vehicles. The rear tie rod assemblies may have insufficient anti-corrosion material applied, allowing them to weaken and possibly fail.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V196000
Maserati's recall campaign number: 205
Component: Suspension
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,438

Failure of the tie rods may result in a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.

Maserati will notify owners and dealers will replace the tie rod assemblies. The recall is expected to begin by the end of June 2013. Customers may contact Maserati at 1-877-696-2737.

Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.

(source: Safercar)

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