Ferrari 458 Spider

According to a report by CarAdvice, a total of 359 Ferrari vehicles built between 2009 and 2011 have been recalled in Australia due to the possibility of faulty Takata-sourced airbags being installed in them.

A check with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) product safety recalls website revealed an official notice confirming the recall. According to the notice, Ferrari Australasia lists the 458 Italia, 458 Spider, California and FF as affected models.

“A possible nonconformity within an outsourced component contained in the passenger side airbag. In the event of a collision necessitating deployment of the airbag, this nonconformity may result in the failure of the inflation device and incorrect deployment of the passenger side airbag, increasing the risk of injury,” the notice reads.

Previously, Ferrari issued a safety recall in July 2015 for about 2,600 models globally, with 11 of them being designated for our market. paultan.org will enquire the relevant parties to find out if any Malaysian Ferrari models are affected by this new recall.

As a reminder, select manufacturers in Malaysia have also announced recalls relating to faulty Takata airbags. If your vehicle is among those affected, it is imperative that you send it to an official service centre to be fixed.