ASTON MARTIN DB9 2009: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Make : ASTON MARTIN Model : DB9 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2008-02-13 - 2016-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V796000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-05 Date Received by ODI: 2017-12-11 Date Added to Database: 2017-12-15
Manufacturers Involved: Aston Martin The Americas
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RA-07-0028
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3493
Summary:
      Aston Martin The Americas "Aston Martin" is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module "ECM" and the Transmission Control Module "TCM" can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage.
Consequence:
      If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-07-0028.
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.