Safety Recall 386 - Airbag ECU - 2015-2018 Maserati Granturismo & 2016-2018 Granturismo Convertible

June 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V461000

Air Bags May Not Deploy Properly

A deactivated air bag increases the risk of injury. An inadvertent deployment of the air bag increases the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V461

Manufacturer Maserati North America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 739

 

Summary

Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Granturismo and 2016-2018 Granturismo Convertible vehicles. The air bag Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have a defective power supply capacitor that can cause a deactivation or inadvertent deployment of the air bag.

 

Remedy

Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag ECU, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2019. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 386.

 

Notes

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 www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Maserati has a Recall


SAFETY RECALL NOTICE
STOP SALE COMMUNICATION

 

Date: June 21, 2019

To: All U.S. Maserati Dealers
Subject: Safety Recall 386 – MY 2015 – MY 2018 Maserati Granturismo vehicles and MY 2016 – MY 2018 Maserati Granturismo Convertible vehicles.

 

Effective immediately, the vehicles listed in the attachment must not be delivered to customers. The subject vehicles are included in a safety recall related to an airbag electronic control unit (ECU) that may have a defective power supply capacitor.  The airbag ECU may inhibit an airbag deployment or command an inadvertent deployment.  An inhibited airbag deployment or an inadvertent deployment may result in an increased risk of occupant injury.

Vehicles in the recall will require replacement of the airbag ECU. Maserati intends to notify owners on or before 07/22/2019 to schedule appointments to have their vehicles fixed.

The remedy for this condition is currently available. Dealers will be notified of the launch of this safety recall by way of established communication methods. This recall is estimated to launch in June 2019.

Please be reminded that it is a violation of Federal law for you to deliver a new motor vehicle covered by this notification under a sale or lease until the defect is remedied.  Violation of this requirement by could result in a civil penalty of up to $21,000 per vehicle. You must correct all vehicles in your new vehicle inventory before delivery.

 

Thank you very much for your support.

Maserati North America Inc.

Technical Operations Team


4 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
MASERATI GRANTURISMO 2015-2018

3 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V461-7448.PDF 214.193KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - Subject: Safety Recall 386 ? MY 2015 ? MY 2018 Maserati Granturismo vehicles and MY 2016 ? MY 2018 Maserati Granturismo Convertible vehicles.

RCMN-19V461-4721.pdf 27.106KB

Download (PDF, 26KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V461-8357.pdf 276.394KB

Download (PDF, 270KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V461&docType=RCL


 

Technical Documentation CD/FlashDrive purchase

To purchase Technical Documentation CD/FlashDrive, please contact any Maserati Dealer.

 

Diagnostic Tool/Diagnostic Software

To purchase Diagnostic Tool, please contact any Maserati Dealer.

The validity of the diagnostic software is one year, renewable through the section Maserati Diagnosi annual license for Independent Operators (you must be registered and logged in to access)

 

Training

Maserati S.p.A provides a wide technical training courses catalogue, specific for different Brand and open to everyone: Authorized and Independent Repairers. The training's offer concerns the development of the technical competences typical of the post-sell sector, allowing also to a Independent repairer to plan his own and collaborators professional development.

For further information, please contact us at [email protected]


 

13. Maserati Diagnosi EVO tool purchasing, use regulation and purchase of licenses Maserati Diagnosi / Maserati Diagnosi EVO

13.1 click here for Maserati Diagnosi EVO purchasing and use regulation.

13.2 click here for Maserati Diagnosi / Maserati Diagnosi EVO purchase of licenses.

13.3 click here 2017 new Help Desk.

 

14. ECU Software Programming and other operations, Purchasing and Usage.

14.1 According to requirements of R692/R715 on Euro 5 vehicles, Maserati S.p.A provides Independent Operators with two working options.

14.1.1 First option
To use "Maserati Diagnosi / Maserati Diagnosi EVO" tool for Independent Operators, that provides the same functionalities of the "Maserati Diagnosi / Maserati Diagnosi EVO" tool for Official Dealers.
Independent Operator needs:

  • to purchase "Maserati Diagnosi EVO" tool for Independent Operators
  • to purchase ECU Software Programming Services on demand.

Programming Services are available for purchase singularly or in packages (see site section Purchase Credits).

14.1.2 Second option
To use a generic PC together with a standard VCI interface.
Independent Operator needs:

  • to purchase the standard VCI interface
  • to purchase every operation / ECU Software Programming Service on demand.
  • to connect to TechInfo website

14.1.3 Services for vehicle M139 and M145 can be purchased only one by one (see site section Purchase ECU Programming)
Available services are:

  • ECU Software Programming (to be executed when replacing the ECU or in case of software update needed). Software Programmable ECU are: ECM, BCM, TCMR, TCMA, IPC, NCP,NIM e PAM.
  • PROXI Alignment Procedure (to be executed when replacing with spare parts).
  • KEY Programming Procedure (to be executed in case of purchase of new Key from the official dealer network).
  • VIN Write Procedure(to be executed when replacing ECM).

14.1.4 Services for vehicle M156 and M157 can be purchased only one by one (see site section Purchase ECU Programming)
Available services are:

  • ECU Software Programming (to be executed when replacing with spare parts or in case of software update needed). Software Programmable ECU are: ADCM, AFLS, AFLS_M157, AFLS_LED, AFLS_LED_157, ANC, ASCM, BCM, BCM_M157, CVPM, DDM, DMRL, DMRR, EPB, ECM, ECM_V6, ECM_V6D, HVAC, HVACR, LBSS, IPC, MSM, PDM, PLGM, PTS, RFH , RBSS, TCM, TPM, TTM.
  • VIN Write Procedure(to be executed when replacing ECM).
  • VC Vehicle Configuration Download Procedure.
  • EPB Check Procedure.
  • ORC Replace Procedure.
  • IPC Replace Procedure.
  • ECM_V6D Replace Procedure.
  • ECM_V6D DPF Regeneration Procedure
  • ECM_V6D First Filling Procedure
  • AFLS Configuration Procedure.

14.1.5 Prices of ECU Software Programming and other operations.
Due to the different used technologies, the prices of the two options are different.

14.2 Protocols and ECU

14.2.1 When using "Maserati Diagnosi or Maserati Diagnosi EVO" for Independent Operators, the tool automatically manages the programming software protocol choice and activate other operations.

14.2.2 When using generic PC together with a standard VCI interface, for the vehicle M139 and M145 the operator needs to manually select the right protocol (ISO 22900 or SAE J2534).

  • To use SAJ2534 to program Software into ECM, TCMR e TCMA.
  • To use ISO22900 to program Software on all ECU and to activate other operations.

14.2.3 When using generic PC together with a standard VCI interface, for the vehicle M156 and M157 the selection of protocols is automatic.

14.2.4 Glossary:
ECM - Engine Control Module
BCM - Body Control Module
TCMR - Transmission Control Module Robotized
TCMA - Transmission Control Module Automatic
IPC – Instrument Panel Cluster
NCP – Capote Control Module
NIM – Imperiale Control Module
PAM - Park assistant Module
VIN - Vehicle Identification Number

Vehicle M156, M157 and M161:
DDM - Drive Door Module / Nodo Porta Guida
PDM - Passenger Door Module / Nodo Porta Passeggero
DMRL - Door Modul Rear Left / Nodo Porta Posteriore Sinistra
DMRR - Door Modul Rear Right / Nodo Porta Posteriore Destra
HVAC - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning / Nodo Clima Anteriore
HVACR - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Rear / Nodo Clima Posteriore
AFLS - Adaptive Front Lighting System M156 / Nodo Fari Adattativi M156
AFLS_M157 - Adaptive Front Lighting System M157 / Nodo Fari Adattativi M157
AFLS_LED - Adaptive Front Lighting System FULL LED M156 / Nodo Fari Adattativi FULL LED M156
AFLS_LED_157 - Adaptive Front Lighting System FULL LED M157 / Nodo Fari Adattativi FULL LED M157
ADCM - Active Dumpening Control Module / Nodo Sospensioni Attive
EPB - Electronic Parking Brake / Nodo Stazionamento Elettronico
RFH - Radio Frequency Hub / Radio Frequency Hub
MSM - Memory Seat Module / Nodo Memoria Sedili
TCM - Transmission Control Module / Nodo Cambio Automatico
ECM - Engine Control Module V8 / Nodo Controllo Motore V8
ECM_V6 - Engine Control Module V6 gasoline / Nodo Controllo Motore V6 benzina
ECM_V6D - Engine Control Module V6 diesel / Nodo Controllo Motore V6 diesel
BCM - Body Control Module M156 / Nodo Body Computer M156
BCM_M157 - Body Control Module M157 / Nodo Body Computer M157
IPC - Instrument Panel Cluster / Nodo Quadro di Bordo
ORC - Occupant Restraint Controller / Nodo Air Bag
ANC - Active Noise Control / Controllo Rumorosità Attivo
TTM - Trailer Tow Module / Modulo Gancio Traino
LBSS - Left Blind Spot Sensor / Sensore Punto Cieco Sinistro
RBSS - Right Blind Spot Sensor / Sensore Punto Cieco Destra
PLGM - Power Lift Gate Module / Modulo Portellone Elettrico Posteriore
CVPM - Central Vision Processing Module / Modulo Centrale Elaborazione Video
ASCM - Air Suspension Control Module / Modulo controllo sospensioni pneumatiche
PTS - Parktronics System / Sistema Parktronics
TPM - Tyre Pressure Module / Modulo monitoraggio pressione pneumatici
VC - Vehicle Configuration / Configurazione Vettura
VIN - Vehicle Identification Number

 

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