RA-01-1048 – Installing Steering Column Grounds – 2017-2018 Aston Martin DB11

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V065
Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,027

 

Inadvertent Driver Air Bag Deployment

If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.

 

Summary

Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2017-2018 DB11 V12 Coupe and DB11 V8 Coupe vehicles. The driver’s frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken.

 

Remedy

Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988.

 

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.

 

Check if your Aston Martin has a Recall


RA-01-1048
24 January, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCSB-18V065-0017.pdf

Download (PDF, 576KB)


Owner Notification Letter

March 22, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCONL-18V065-9800.pdf

Download (PDF, 51KB)


Change of Ownership Form

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V065-5948.pdf

Download (PDF, 66KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

January 25, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V065-5345.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


 

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