ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE 2012: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : ASTON MARTIN Model : V8 VANTAGE Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2010-11-25 - 2012-08-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V389000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 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 is expected to begin July 7, 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.