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
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.



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.


RA-01-0021 – Door Unlocking Mechanism – 2010-2016 Aston Martin




Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 DB9, 2010-2012 DBS, 2010-2016 V8 Vantage, 2012 Virage, 2010-2016 Rapide, 2014-2016 Vanquish, 2011-2016 V12 Vantage, and 2012-2013 V12 Zagato vehicles.

The affected vehicles are equipped with interior door unlocking mechanisms that may not function when the vehicle has been locked from the outside.

As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components.”