One of the leading Italian auto industries Maserati have recalled over 50,000 cars.
According to UPI, Maserati recalled the vehicle after discovering defects that could lead to fire out break and fuel line leaks.
|Maserati. Image credit: Jim Ellis Maserati.|
Maserati first recalled 39,381 model year 2014 through 2017 Quattroporte Ghibli, and Levante vehicles based on the fact that it has potentials of catching fire.
In 2015 Masarati launched an investigation on to verify claims that the vehicles bursts into flames from the left-hand seat harness in Korea.
In 2016 the company received more complaint on the incident following nine cases of fire outbreak in the car.
Though the company have made series of effort to checkmate the incidents from reoccurring but had failed.
The company have noted that the cause of the incidents is due to an error in design of the seat wiring harness layout with potential interference with the seat adjustment motor housing.
The company noted that this error could lead to cable damaging, seat adjustment malfunction and in some cases fire outbreak.
Later 10,879 model year 2014 and 2015 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles were recalled for possible fuel line leaks.
The company reacting to the incident noted that the incident is a worse case scenario that could lead to fire in engine compartment or underneath the vehicle.