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May 23, 2001

Aston Martin DB7, Volante and Vantage Automobiles Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 1996-1998 as well as 2000-2001 Aston Martin DB7, Volante and Vantage automobiles.

The steering column lighting switch gear has a potential to trap wires, leading to a partial loss of lighting functionality. Depending on which wires are trapped, the loss of lighting functionality can vary. However, any loss of lighting functionality can lead to a possible vehicle crash.

3,238 vehicles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will repair the wiring. The manufacturer reported that owner notification would begin during April 2001.

Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Aston Martin at 1-201-818-8352.

[NHTSA Recall No. 01V-110/Aston Martin Recall No. SAR 007]

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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