NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V391
Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 179
Possible Clutch Fluid Leak
The loss of hydraulic fluid may prevent the vehicle from shifting out of the gear that it is in. Additionally, if the vehicle is being driven when the fluid level significantly drops, the transmission may shift to an emergency neutral as the vehicle comes to a stop. If the driver ignores the dash warning message and exits the vehicle without applying the parking brake, the vehicle may roll away. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Aston Martin the Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2011-2014 V8 Vantage vehicles equipped with 7-speed Auto-Shift Manual (ASM) “SportShift II” transmissions.
A connector for the clutch fluid line may break, resulting in a hydraulic fluid leak.