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.

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RA-18-0026 – Change to the Battery Supply Cable Routing – 2005-2009 Aston Martin DB9 & DBS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V795
Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,953

 

Battery Cable may Short Circuit

If the battery cable is damaged and then grounded, the short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.

 

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.

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RA-07-0028 – 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission Park Lock Problem – 2009-2016 Aston Martin

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V796
Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,493

 

Park Pawl may not Engage, Allowing Vehicle to Move

If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module (ECM) and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage.

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RA-13-0025 – Incorrect Configuration for TPMS – 2017 Aston Martin DB11

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V411
Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas
Components TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected 319

 

Incorrectly Calibrated TPMS/FMVSS 138

If the driver is not warned that a tire is under-inflated, continued use may result in tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Aston Martin the Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2017 DB11 vehicles. The affected vehicles have a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that may be incorrectly calibrated, resulting in the low tire pressure warning tell-tale not illuminating at the required minimum activation pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, “Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.”

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RA-07-0024 – Possible Clutch Fluid Leak – 2011-2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

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.

 

Summary

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.

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