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|
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.
If the transmission shifts into neutral or does not operate as intended, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
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|
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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.