WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 26, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the battery cable is damaged and then grounded, the short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V795000
Manufacturer: Aston Martin The Americas
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,953
|ASTON MARTIN||DB9||2005 – 2009|
|ASTON MARTIN||DBS||2005 – 2009|
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.
Remedy: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery supply cable for damage, and install a routing block to keep the battery supply cable from being compressed by the seat, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin’s number for this recall is RA-18-0026.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration