Originally Posted by irish77380
Any idea what build dates had this issue?
i think this could happen to any year,but that it is very rare.the mechanic,whom i have gotten to know and trust,said the trans is basicially bulletproof,but that he thinks someone tried to slam a shift and missed real bad.he said he's only seen 1 other bad trans at this big dealer,and that guy had no idea how to drive a manual.
i believe both previous owners took good care of my car.my guess is maybe this happened by a transporter from the first owner to a maserati dealer here where the second owner got it.i'm the third.
i don't think there's a specific problem w/certain build dates,or cause for worry in general,but did want to pass it on bc it happened.these are great and tough cars,but i guess anything mechanical can fail.