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2012 Aston Martin Rapide Coupe Luxury

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Camera and Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2012 Aston Martin Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Coupe Luxury
2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE:

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

Bulletin Number: SB-01-0327V2
Procedure to adjust fuel filler assembly to prevent the door from catching. Amended to cover modified part.

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-01-1195
Rear-door gas strut contact

Bulletin Number: SB-03-0370
ASTON MARTIN: UNSATISFACTORY VACUUM CAPS INSTALLED ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE INTAKE MANIFOLD. THE NEW BLACK CAPS WILL REPLACE THE INSTALLED YELLOW CAPS. *KB

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: 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


2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE S:

Bulletin Number: SB-01-0327V2
Procedure to adjust fuel filler assembly to prevent the door from catching. Amended to cover modified part.

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: 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 2012 Aston Martin Rapide Coupe Luxury
2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V846000
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 03/30/2010 - 11/26/2015
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.
2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V228000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 05/14/2012 - 04/10/2013
Potential Units Affected: 689
Defect Description:
Aston Martin is recalling certain model year DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles manufactured from May 14, 2012, through April 10, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the throttle pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
If the throttle 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 throttle pedal assemblies. The recall began July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0016.
2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V010000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
Manufacture Dates: 02/01/2010 - 12/31/2012
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.
2012 ASTON MARTIN RAPIDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V796000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
Manufacturer: Aston Martin The Americas
Manufacture Dates: 03/30/2010 - 10/03/2014
Potential Units Affected: 3493
Defect Description:
Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module (ECM) and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage.
Consequence:
If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, 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-07-0028.
 


1999 Oldsmobile LSS 4dr Sdn

  • Color-keyed 3-point front outboard safety belts w/height-adjustment
  • Color-keyed 3-point rear outboard safety belts w/child comfort guides
  • Rear child-security door locks
  • Contour front bucket seats w/pwr recliners, 8-way pwr adjustment, manually adjustable headrests/lumbar support
  • Warning chimes-inc: safety belts, headlamps-on, key-in-ignition, turn signal-on, parking brake set
  • Driver & front passenger air bag inflatable restraint system
  • Rear center lap belt
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Oldsmobile Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Oldsmobile Alero 4433Not
Tested
1999 Oldsmobile Aurora 33Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1999 Oldsmobile Bravada 3455Not
Tested
1999 Oldsmobile Cutlass 4413Not
Tested
1999 Oldsmobile Intrigue 4231Not
Tested
1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4355Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4dr Sdn
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 1999 Oldsmobile Silhouette 4dr Sdn
No recalls exist.
 






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