Maserati Gear Selector May Mislead Owners and Cause Injury
The manufacturer believes that about 13,000 vehicles are affected
Maserati is recalling about 13,000 model year 2014 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission and a monostable gear selector.
The affected vehicles may mislead owners about which gear the vehicle is in. It may not adequately warn the driver when their door is open and the vehicle is not in park, allowing them to exit the vehicle while it is still in gear.
If drivers attempt to get out of the vehicle while the engine is running and the parking brake is not engaged, they may be struck and injured by the vehicle.
Maserati will notify owners and dealers will perform a software update free of charge. Owners will be mailed an interim notification on July 1, 2016. The remedy software is currently in development and a second notice will be mailed when the software is available.
For more information, owners may contact Maserati customer service at (201) 510-2369.