A dozen Americans were very lucky few owners of one of the world's hottest sports cars, Alfa Romeo 8c Competizione, the beauty of Italy should return them to improve quickly after it was discovered that certain models are produced with no right front and rear suspension nut torqued up and the ball down together. recall also affects the MY 2008 Maserati Gran Turismo and the Quattroporte that share the same platform with the Alfa.
Overall, Maseratis and Alfa 8c 7912 Competiziones will be remembered in America. While the Italian car maker did not disclose specific figures, we know for sure that it is only allocated 84 Alfas in the U.S.
Maserati says that the ball properly torqued nut may loosen due to vibration, together with the steering wheel, metallic voice growing and progressive loss of precision in transient driving. According to the Italian car maker, continued to use the vehicle in this condition can cause damage to the suspension lever, which in the long term and depend on the use of vehicles, can cause the ball joints / suspension arm to break.
The company's dealers will inspect the torque of the front / rear nut ball up and down together and, if necessary, replace the suspension arm and hub carrier. This recall is expected to begin in February 2009. U.S.
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