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Correct maintenance is obviously the best way to ensure vehicle performance and safety features. Besides this, it also ensures respect for the environment and low operating costs. Maserati has for the latest Maserati models: Ghibli III, Levante, and Quattroporte VI a prescribed scheduled maintenance service that is essentially the same for all three models.

The Ghibli III, Levante, and Quattroporte VI require maintenance every 20000 kilometers or 2 years. Shorter service intervals may be required when the car is used under severe operating conditions, such as on dusty roads and/or on frequent or short trips. In any case (after 20000KM), the following parts will need to be replaced: oil, oil filter, air filter, and pollen filter. Maserati recommends replacing spark plugs after 60000KM, but earlier – every 40000 – is strongly recommended by Maserati specialists.

Exactly 19200 KM after the most recent oil change was performed will the oil change due appear. In that case, it’s important to have your vehicle serviced within the coming 800km. The Maserati Service Network will reset the oil change indicator after the scheduled oil change has been completed.

In the case of heavy-duty of the vehicle, especially due to the presence of mud and dust in the engine compartment, proceed with the preventive replacement of the alternator belt. For example for the countries, Morocco, Lebanon, and Jordan is a service interval of every 20000KM or 1 year advised.

Feel free to get in contact with one of our specialists if you have any other questions. Our team would be happy to advise you.

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As you can see in the picture aside, the switching resistor should be green. This insulation is very important component, namely the isolation of the resistor , it must therefore be in good condition. For that reason you should regularly check the condition of the resistor. In this way it is possible to check when the insulation is worn out. 

 

Ferrari fan resistor 185543

Why is this so important?

When the insulation material is worn out, the pressure on the fan is too high and it cannot reach the intermediate position in terms of rotational speed. This creates too high a pressure on the air conditioning system, namely from 15 bar to (often) 25 bar. This increased pressure causes overload on the air conditioning compressor. All this together has the consequence that the entire air conditioning pump can break down (which is a very expensive part compered to the fan reistor).

The resistance causes a different resistance (in omega) for each position of the fan. From this you can recognize that the fan positions are not working properly. Still, it is better to check the resistances in advance. If this happens too late, the air conditioning will be damaged, as mentioned before. The operation of the air conditioner is deteriorating. The air conditioning can then dissipate less heat as a result of the malfunctioning fan. The temperature of the engine will fluctuate as the air conditioning weakens. The intermediate position of the fan has disappeared, so that the motor can become either too hot or too coldFrom this 

The figure aside shows three switching resistors in three different conditions. At the left resistor you see that the insulation has little to no wear and at the right resistor the insulation is completely worn out.