Aston Martin Recall of certain DB11 V12 Coupe and DB11 V8 Coupes

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 26, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Aston Martin: 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: 18V065000

Manufacturer: Aston Martin The Americas

Components: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,027

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
ASTON MARTIN DB11 2017 – 2018

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.

Remedy: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2018. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988.

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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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