ASTON MARTIN DBS 2009: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : ASTON MARTIN Model : DBS Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2004-07-21 - 2008-10-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V795000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-02-08 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-18-0026
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1953
Summary:
      Aston Martin The Americas "Aston Martin" is recalling certain 2005-2009 DB9, and DBS vehicles. The battery supply cable on these vehicles may become damaged when the driver seat is positioned in the full rearward location.
Consequence:
      If the battery cable is damaged and then grounded, the short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery supply cable for damage, and install a routing block to keep the battery supply cable from being compressed by the seat, 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-18-0026.
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.