RA-07-0022 – Loss of Drive from Incorrect Clutch Software – 2011-2012 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V389
Manufacturer Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 315

 

Loss of Drive from Incorrect Clutch Software

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

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V389-1702.pdf

Download (PDF, 239KB)

 

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCLRPT-17V389-7445.PDF

Download (PDF, 213KB)

 

 

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