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2012 Fisker Karma EcoStandard

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Front Dual Knee Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2012 Fisker Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2012 Fisker Karma EcoStandard
2012 FISKER KARMA:

Bulletin Number: FAC-316120002
FISKER: FRONT INVERTER HAS INCORRECT GROUND LOCATIONS AND PAINT ON MATING SURFACE OF BULKHEAD CAUSES INSUFFICIENT GROUND CONNECTIONS. *PE

Bulletin Number: FB-A-123
FISKER: INFORMATION REGARDING IMPROVED ENHANCEMENT TO HIGH VOLTAGE BATTERY, DUE TO UNDERPERFORMANCE AND DECREASED DURABILITY CAUSED BY A LATENT DEFECT IN THE PRISMATIC CELLS. *PE UPDATED 5/15/12. *PE

Bulletin Number: FC-370120038
FISKER: ON THE END OF RELEASE CABLE IS ORIGINAL DOOR PULL RING WHICH CAN SLIP OFF BALL. A DOOR PULL RINGS, THAT FULLY CAPTURE AND ENGAGE CABLE RELEASE BALL, WAS REDESIGN AND REPLACES PULL RING ON THE FOUR DOORS AND CABLE RELEASE FOR THE TR

Bulletin Number: FC-390120002-02
FISKER: UPON INSPECTION, HV DC GENERATOR POWER CABLE CONNECTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY OR DAMAGED. *PE

Bulletin Number: FC-390120002-02
FISKER: UPON INSPECTION, HV DC GENERATOR POWER CABLE CONNECTOR MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED INCORRECTLY OR DAMAGED. *PE

Bulletin Number: FC-390120003.01
FISKER: WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU, THE ECU SOFTWARE IS ALLOWED, BY THE FLASH REPROGRAMMING, TO BE UPDATED. *PE UPDATED 5/14/2012. *PE

Bulletin Number: FF-010
FISKER: EXPLANATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE 3 DIFFERENT DRIVING MODES OF VEHICLE. *PE

Bulletin Number: FF-011
FISKER: INFORMATION IS BEING PROVIDED REGARDING CHARGING PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLE. *PE

Bulletin Number: FF-012
FISKER: EXPLANATION REGARDING COMMAND CENTER TIPS FOR THE TOUCH PANEL ON COMPUTER SCREEN ON VEHICLE. *PE

Bulletin Number: FSC-290120011.01
FISKER: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING UPDATING, WITHOUT REPLACING, ECU SOFTWARE FLASH REPROGRAMMING. *PE

Bulletin Number: FSC-290120011.01
FISKER: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING UPDATING, WITHOUT REPLACING, ECU SOFTWARE FLASH REPROGRAMMING. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-230120052
FISKER: AFTER AN EXTENDED DRIVE, WITH HEATER ON, IN STEALTH MODE, A FLASHING OR SOLID CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (CEL) ILLUMINATES, WITH ROUGH IDLE, WHEN ENGINE/GENERATOR IS TURNED ON. MODELS 2012-2013 KARMA. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-254120032
FISKER: INFORMATION PROVIDED ON STANDARD GOODYEAR TIRES FITTED TO KARMA, WITH WEAR INDICATOR BARS, STILL HAVE USABLE TREAD RUBBER ON SHOULDER RIBS, THOUGH APPEARING WORN. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-278120013
FISKER: INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED FOR REPLACING ENTIRE EXTERIOR SIDE MIRROR ASSEMBLY COMPONENTS AFTER REBUILDING A DIFFERENT MIRROR. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-290120001
FISKER: AFTER EVERY TIRE ROTATION, VCM (VEHICLE CONTROL MODULE) REPLACEMENT, OR SENSOR REPLACEMENT, A PROCEDURE, TPMS (TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM) LEARN FUNCTION, MUST BE PERFORMED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-290120033
FISKER: BATTERY CHARGER CONTROL MODULE LOSES COMMUNICATION DUE TO A POTENTIAL FALSE SETTING. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-299120007.01
FISKER: WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU, THE FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS SOFTWARE FOR ECU TO BE UPDATED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-390110015.01
FISKER: BASELINE 611 SOFTWARE IS BEING UPDATED IN SOME VEHICLES. THE ECU IS NOT BEING REPLACED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-390110020.05
FISKER: WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU, THE SOFTWARE IS ALLOWED, BY FLASH REPROGRAMMING, TO BE UPDATED TO BASELINE 612. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-39011016-02
FISKER: INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INSTRUCTIONS OF UPDATING THE ECU SOFTWARE WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU, WITH NEW NAVIGATION BOOT SUPPORT PATCH. INDIVIDUAL BULLETINS HAVE FIELD FIX PROCEDURES FOR FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC MODE

Bulletin Number: SC-390110019.03
FISKER: TEST PROCEDURE FOR 12 VOLT BATTERY ALREADY INSTALLED AND REPLACE, IF NECESSARY, WITHOUT REQUIRING DIRECT ACCESS TO 12 VOLT BATTERY. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC-39011018.01
FISKER: INFORMATION REGARDING THE DAMAGED WIRES, UNDERNEATH THE GROMMET OF VEHICLE CONTROL MODULE (VCM) LOW VOLTAGE WIRE HARNESS, NEEDS TO BE INSPECTED AND REPAIRED. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC-390120008.01
FISKER: SOFTWARE UPDATE WITHOUT REPLACING ECU. *PE

Bulletin Number: SC-390120010
FISKER: DUE TO INSULATION PROPERTIES OF INSTALLED HARDWARE, INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO ADDRESS 14 GROUND POINTS IN 12 VOLT SYSTEM WITH HIGH ELECTRICAL RESISTANCE. *PE

Bulletin Number: ST-194120023
FISKER: INFORMATION FOR CORRECTLY FORMATTING, DOWNLOADING, AND LOADING SOFTWARE AND FILES ON USB FLASH DRIVE IS BEING PROVIDED AS A SERVICE TIP. *PE

 
Recalls for 2012 Fisker Karma EcoStandard
2012 FISKER KARMA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V413000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Manufacturer: FISKER AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1377
Defect Description:
Fisker Automotive (Fisker) is recalling certain model year 2012 Fisker Karma passenger cars manufactured from June 15, 2011, through July 9, 2012. A manufacturing defect in the low temperature cooling fan may result in a direct short.
Consequence:
A direct short may ignite the fan housing, shroud and surrounding components, causing a vehicle fire.
Action to take:
Fisker will notify owners, and dealers will remove the two potentially affected low temperature cooling fans and replace them with one improved low temperature cooling fan, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 24, 2012. Owners may contact Fisker consumer affairs at 1-855-575-7577, option 2, 6am - 7pm (pst) Monday through Friday.
2012 FISKER KARMA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V241000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM
Manufacturer: FISKER AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 19
Defect Description:
FISKER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 FISKER KARMA PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 22, 2011, THROUGH JANUARY 20, 2012. WITHIN THE HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY, CERTAIN HOSE CLAMPS MAY HAVE BEEN POSITIONED INCORRECTLY DURING ASSEMBLY. IF POSITIONED INCORRECTLY, THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH THE HOSE CLAMPS, POTENTIALLY CAUSING A COOLANT LEAK FROM THE COOLING HOSES. THIS RECALL IS AN EXPANSION OF SAFETY RECALL 11V-598.
Consequence:
IF COOLANT ENTERS THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD OCCUR POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Action to take:
ALL KNOWN OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED AND INSTRUCTED NOT TO CHARGE OR DRIVE THE VEHICLE. OWNERS WILL BE ADVISED TO CONTACT AN AUTHORIZED FISKER DEALER WHO WILL ARRANGE TRANSPORTING THE VEHICLE DIRECTLY TO THEIR REPAIR FACILITY. THE REPAIR FACILITY WILL REPLACE THE HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY WITH A NEW PART, FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 30, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FISKER CONSUMER AFFAIRS AT 1-855-575-7577, OPTION 2, 6AM - 7PM (PST) MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
2012 FISKER KARMA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V598000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM
Manufacturer: FISKER AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/2011 - 11/03/2011
Potential Units Affected: 239
Defect Description:
FISKER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 FISKER KARMA PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 3, 2011. WITHIN THE HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY, CERTAIN HOSE CLAMPS MAY HAVE BEEN POSITIONED INCORRECTLY DURING ASSEMBLY. IF POSITIONED INCORRECTLY, THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT COVER COULD INTERFERE WITH THE HOSE CLAMPS, POTENTIALLY CAUSING A COOLANT LEAK FROM THE COOLING HOSES.
Consequence:
IF COOLANT ENTERS THE BATTERY COMPARTMENT, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT COULD OCCUR POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A FIRE.
Action to take:
FISKER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY WITH A NEW PART AT NO COST TO THE OWNER. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON JANUARY 5, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FISKER CONSUMER AFFAIRS AT 1-855-575-7577, OPTION 2, 6AM - 7PM (PST) MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.
2012 FISKER KARMA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V004000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Karma Automotive LLC
Manufacture Dates: 06/10/2011 - 07/04/2012
Potential Units Affected: 811
Defect Description:
Karma Automotive LLC (Karma) is recalling certain 2012 Fisker Karma vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Karma will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began on September 8, 2017. Karma Automotive Client Services Team can be reached at clientservices@karmaautomotive.com or by calling 1-855-288-6109. Karma's number for this recall is 5.84.17.001.01.
2012 FISKER KARMA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V181000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Karma Automotive LLC
Manufacture Dates: 02/08/2011 - 02/15/2012
Potential Units Affected: 472
Defect Description:
Karma Automotive (Karma) is recalling certain 2012 Fisker Karma vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the District of Columbia. These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Karma has notified owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began March 25, 2019. Owners may contact Karma customer service at 1-855-288-6109. Karma's number for this recall is 5.84.17.001.01.
 


2016 Maserati Quattroporte 4dr Sdn Quattroporte GTS

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Side Impact Beams
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Front And Rear Parking Sensors
  • Blind Spot Sensor
  • Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners
  • Back-Up Camera
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Adjustable Pedals
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Traction Control
  • Headlights-Auto-Leveling
  • Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
 
Crash Test Results for the 2016 Maserati Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2016 Maserati Quattroporte 4dr Sdn Quattroporte GTS
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE:

Bulletin Number: MAS001319
Notification of changes to the online documentation sites TechInt and TechDoc.

Bulletin Number: MAS001338
New guidelines for use of Blue-On-Line technical support requests and warranty requests for authorization.

Bulletin Number: MAS001361
Notification of diagnostic server downtime for maintenance.

Bulletin Number: MAS001431
TSB on proper procedure for ensuring all door modules function in the event of one being replaced.

Bulletin Number: MAS001520
TSB for HVAC software update to resolve sticking actuators.

Bulletin Number: MAS001622
Technical bulletin on new software for rear floor vent operation on four-zone HVAC

Bulletin Number: MAS001652
Diagnostic guide for brake system noise.

Bulletin Number: MAS001962
Circular letter - Oil Cartridge removal/refitting procedure update.

 
Recalls for 2016 Maserati Quattroporte 4dr Sdn Quattroporte GTS
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V122000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 02/01/2013 - 11/30/2015
Potential Units Affected: 28235
Defect Description:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to November 30, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the driver-side floor mat anchor may break allowing the floor mat to move and get trapped between the accelerator pedal and the vehicle carpet.
Consequence:
If the floor mat moves and becomes trapped between the accelerator and the vehicle carpet, it may result in very high vehicle speeds, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver-side floor mat and possibly the accelerator pedal cover, free of charge. The recall began April 29, 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 301. Note: These vehicles are equipped with a brake override system. In the event a pedal is trapped, pushing on the brake pedal will brake the vehicle and enable the driver to slow and stop and turn off the vehicle.
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V264000
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 02/01/2013 - 09/18/2015
Potential Units Affected: 26464
Defect Description:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles manufactured February 1, 2013, to September 18, 2015. During the assembly process, the rear tie-rod to hub assembly attaching bolt may not have been properly tightened.
Consequence:
An improperly tightened rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolt may allow the tie-rod to separate from the hub carrier, resulting in a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly attaching bolts to verify that they are properly tightened, replacing the rear tie-rod to hub carrier assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during July 2016. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 303.
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V046000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2013 - 12/31/2016
Potential Units Affected: 39381
Defect Description:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Quattroporte and Ghibli, and 2017 Levante vehicles. Adjusting the front seats may cause the seat wiring harness to rub, possibly resulting in an electrical short.
Consequence:
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles, replacing the seat wiring harness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2017. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 342.
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V046000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2013 - 12/31/2016
Potential Units Affected: 39381
Defect Description:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Quattroporte and Ghibli, and 2017 Levante vehicles. Adjusting the front seats may cause the seat wiring harness to rub, possibly resulting in an electrical short.
Consequence:
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles, replacing the seat wiring harness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2017. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 342.
2016 MASERATI QUATTROPORTE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V610000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Manufacturer: Maserati North America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/18/2014 - 07/31/2017
Potential Units Affected: 439
Defect Description:
Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Quattroporte GTS vehicles equipped with a V8 3.8 liter engine. A resistor in the low pressure fuel pump resistor may fail, causing a loss of engine power or a stall.
Consequence:
A stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump resistor cable assembly, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed 11/28/2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati's number for this recall is 359.
 






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