Year: 2016 Make: ASTON MARTIN Model: Rapide

Number of OPEN Recalls 1


NHTSA Recall Number:  15V846000
Recall Date:  16 December 2015

SUMMARY
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."

CONSEQUENCE
If the doors cannot be opened by an occupant from inside the vehicle, they may be trapped inside, increasing their risk of injury.

REMEDY
If the doors cannot be opened by an occupant from inside the vehicle, they may be trapped inside, increasing their risk of injury.

MANUFACTURER 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.