ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE 2011: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : ASTON MARTIN Model : V8 VANTAGE Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-11-25 - 2012-08-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V389000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-08-18 Date Received by ODI: 2017-06-21 Date Added to Database: 2017-06-21
Manufacturers Involved: Aston Martin The Americas
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RA-07-0022
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 315
Summary:
      Aston Martin The Americas "Aston Martin" is recalling certain 2011-2012 V8 Vantage vehicles. The affected vehicles received updated transmission and engine control software which may conflict with the pre-existing clutch settings and may cause the transmission to shift to neutral, or enable clutch protection mode which give abrupt gear shifts.
Consequence:
      If the transmission shifts into neutral or does not operate as intended, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will reinstall clutch system software, free of charge. The recall began August 18, 2017. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-949-379-3100. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-07-0022.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.