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2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Crash Sensor Disconnects Battery
  • Crumple Zones
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Automatic Concealed Safety Rollbar
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2010 Aston Martin Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
2010 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE:

Bulletin Number: OTH-01-1043
Correct Diagnosis and Replacement of Restraint Control Modules

Bulletin Number: SB010420
Some markets do not need a front licence plate plinth to be installed to a vehicle. This gives instruction on how to install a front licence plate plinth if a vehicle moves to a region where this becomes a legal requirement.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-01-1094
Deployable Spoiler wear inspection - annual check required.

Bulletin Number: SB-03-0412V2
A new type of throttle pedal needs an additional support bracket. The support bracket is installed in Production on vehicles after the VINs given. Before you install a new-type throttle pedal on a vehicle before the VINs given, you must bon

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0315V4
SportShift Clutch Driveability Problems, all V8 Vantage and V8 Vantage S with 6 and 7-Speed SportShift (ASM) Transmission. Bulletin originally issued 06/08/2010, already updated twice. Version 4 issued to cover solutions to current reported

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0440
Process if a Customer complains about six-speed manual transmission shift quality when cold.

Bulletin Number: SB-07-0440
Process if a Customer complains about six-speed manual transmission shift quality when cold.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-0584
Introduction of Remanufactured Long Block V8 Engine.

Bulletin Number: SPL030584V2
Introduction of a Remanufactured Long Block V8 Engine. Amended to show increased labour Times. changes to details of one of special tools.

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1088
Introduction of a remanufactured long-block V8 engine

Bulletin Number: SPL-03-1261
Recommended Engine Oils for V8 and V12 Naturally Aspirated Engines

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-15-1157
Aftermarket dash camera questionnaire

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1017
Reminder to do OBD In-use Monitoring with AMDS.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1022
Client Services Department Team Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1036
New electrical content and HTML5 upgrade for Cortona 3D content on the dealer communication system (DCS).

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1047
2018 Technical Training Update.

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1074
EPDR Submission process update to existing SPL-30-0458

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1148
To inform about the changes we are making to Technical Training along with the introduction of the 3 tier Technician grading system

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1150
Instructions for the ATEQ TPMS / RKE Tool

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1235
The Introduction of Tech Hub and Spotlight

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1244
Technical Assessments launched on the training academy

Bulletin Number: SPL-30-1257
Welcome to Technical Hub

Bulletin Number: WPL-30-0320V2
Parts return requests PRRs

 
Recalls for 2010 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster
2010 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V753000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 07/03/2006 - 11/05/2014
Potential Units Affected: 7256
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 DB9, V12 Vantage, V8 Vantage, DBS, and Virage vehicles manufactured July 3, 2006, to November 5, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the electronic control module for the driver and front passenger seat heaters may fail, preventing the seat heaters from being able to be turned off.
Consequence:
If the electronic control module fails, the seat heater could get hot enough that areas of the seat may overheat and smolder, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional module to the circuit that can interrupt the power to the seat heaters in case the electronic control module for the seat heaters fails, free of charge. The recall began in January 2015. Owners may contact Aston Martin Customer Service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0019.
2010 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V846000
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 09/03/2009 - 11/20/2015
Potential Units Affected: 6076
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will disable the double locking feature by reprogramming the software, free of charge. The recall began August 10, 2016. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0021.
2010 ASTON MARTIN V8 VANTAGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V010000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2007 - 12/31/2013
Potential Units Affected: 5001
Defect Description:
Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2008-2014 DB9 and V8 Vantage, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2012 Rapide, 2014 Rapide S, 2011-2012 V12 Vantage, 2011-2014 V8 Vantage S and 2012 Virage vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the accelerator pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
If the accelerator pedal arm breaks, the engine will return to idle and the driver will be unable to maintain or increase engine speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assemblies. The recall began on February 11, 2014. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0017. IMPORTANT: This recall supersedes recall 13V-228. Any vehicle that has been remedied under the previous recall needs to have the current remedy applied.
 


2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2010 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC
2010 LOTUS ELISE:

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-05
To reinforce the importance of checking and clearing stored fault codes at time of PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection). The increased frequency of battery disconnection/reconnection that vehicles are subjected to during transportation from the f

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

 
Recalls for 2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC
2010 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V280000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: Lotus Cars USA, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2007 - 07/30/2011
Potential Units Affected: 860
Defect Description:
Lotus Cars USA, Inc. (Lotus) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The oil cooler hose may detach from its fitting.
Consequence:
A detached oil hose could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings on the Elise and Exige vehicles and will replace the oil cooler hose assemblies on the Evora vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus' number for this recall is 201401R (Elise/Exige), and 2014/02R (Evora). Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 11V-510 and 13V-041.
 






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