By YOUCANIC on Apr 22, 2019
In this guide, you will learn how to check the engine coolant level on a Maserati and how to add coolant if the level is low.
If your Maserati is overheating the chances are that it is low on engine coolant. Some symptoms that your Maserati is low on coolant include the needle for TEMP gauage going to the red zone, engine hot light on, and message on dashboard stating "High coolant temperature". If you have any of these symptoms, turn of the engine in a safe area, wait at least 30 min for the enigne to cool down then check the coolant level.
Do not use windshield wiper fluid.
Do not remove the coolant reservoir cap when the engine is running or hot.
Do not add coolant above the MAX mark.
Maserati cars have what is called hot-mode. If the engine temperature gets too high, the transmission goes into a limp mode or reduced output in which case the engine RPMs are limited to 4000.
According to Maserati Quatroportte manual, you should use "Inhibited monoethylene glycol-based protective fluid with anti-freezing action: CUNA NC 956-16. Type Shell Glycoshell "
Total capacity is approximately 13 liters or 3.5 US gallons.