RA-01-1327 – Incorrect Installation of the Passenger Airbag – 2018-2019 Aston Martin DB11 Coupe, Volante & 2019 Vantage & DBS Superleggera Coupe

November 12, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V806000

Improperly Tightened Air Bag Fasteners

In the event of a crash necessitating passenger air bag deployment, the air bag may not deploy properly, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V806

Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 17

 

Summary

Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2018-2019 DB11 Coupe and Volante and 2019 Vantage and DBS Superleggera Coupe vehicles. The locking nut fasteners on the passenger air bag may not be tightened properly.

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

January 19, 2018

Inadvertent Driver Air Bag Deployment

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

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V065

Manufacturer Aston Martin The Americas

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,027

 

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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