An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Lamborghini Aventador Coupe and Roadster vehicles. The engine may stall unexpectedly during certain driving conditions such as when the accelerator pedal is released below 2000 rpms while the transmission is automatically down shifting to a lower gear.
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will install updated engine software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L73X-R.02.18.
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.
Herndon, June XXth, 2018
Dear valued Lamborghini Sales and Service Manager,
In the course of continuous product monitoring and internal tests, Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. has determined that The estimation of the fuel flow through the purge valves made by the engine software may lead to a irregularity of the idle with consequent possible engine stall.
For affected vehicles under certain driving conditions (with the accelerator pedal released and below 2000 rpm in conjunction with automatic shifts from high to low gears, in the idle approach) an engine stall event may happen without warning.
For all the reasons listed above, these vehicles must therefore be upgraded to the latest technical features.
The instructions for upgrading the vehicles are available on the Lamborghini Dealer Portal section “Service and Recall Campaigns”.
In order to further support you in answering questions to your customers, we are attaching the FAQ (Frequent Asked Question) you must follow to. Since these activities are extremely important, we are confident you will make every effort to ensure that the vehicles are upgraded in the shortest time possible.
The time line dates for this recall are listed below:
- Customer notification starting from August 03rd;
- Part ordering starting from August 03
For further information please don’t hesitate to contact your responsible Area Manager.
Chief Operating Officer
Automobili Lamborghini America LLC
Head of After Sales
Automobili Lamborghini America LLC
Questions and answers
“Engine software update”
|What is the issue with the affected vehicles?|
|Under certain driving conditions (with the accelerator pedal released and below 2000 rpm in conjunction with automatic shifts from high to low gears, in the idle approach) an engine stall event may happen without warning.|
|What is the cause of this condition?|
|The estimation of the fuel flow through the purge valves made by the engine software may lead to a irregularity of the idle with consequent possible engine stall.|
|What effect does the condition have?|
|The engine can switch off at low rpm therefore compromising the servo steering and brake booster functionalities.
However, it is still possible to restart the engine after the problem occurrence.
|How can the condition be identified?|
|No particular customer perception just before the stall.|
|Is there any risk for the car occupants?|
|Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. is not aware of any accidents or other incidents resulting in injury to a person or damage to property.|
|Which vehicles are affected ?|
|Lamborghini Aventador and Aventador S, Veneno, Centenario, Super Veloce (all models Coupé and Roadster), Aventador J. Model year 2012 -2018.|
|How many vehicles are affected worldwide ?|
|Which VIN numbers are affected?|
|from ZHWEC1476CLA00091 to ZHWEG4ZD2JLA06939; manufactured from March 2011 to November 2017|
|What exactly needs to be updated on the car?|
|The engine software|
|How long will the repair work take?|
|Normally, the repair work will take 1 hour.|
|Will Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. bear the costs of the repair work?|
|The costs of this campaign will be borne entirely by Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A.|
|Where can I have the repair work carried out ?|
|Any authorized Lamborghini dealer and Service point worldwide.|
|Is it necessary to make an appointment at the workshop?|
|Yes, customer should contact an authorized Lamborghini dealer or Service point.|
June XXth, 2018
“Engine software update”
July 9, 2018
Information for reprogramming
This section provides you with all the information on the diagnosis services for Lamborghini vehicles.
Lamborghini offers independent operators the opportunity to perform diagnosis via special software that can write data in the Immobilizer and reprogram the engine and gearbox control units, using commercial interfaces that comply with SAE J2534 and J2534-1 standard.
This standard outlines the specifications necessary for a generic peripheral device (hardware) to interface with vehicles.
You must register on the Lamborghini portal before you can download the software.
The software may be used only upon purchase of the relative licenses, which permit the software to be used for limited periods.
The following commercial interfaces have been tested by Automobili Lamborghini:
- Car DAQ-Plus cable bundle (ditta Drew Technologies)
- VSI-2534 (ditta DGTECH of Dearborn Group)
- iFlash 2534 Global Programmaer (ditta Blue Streak Electronics)
Diagnosis software available for a fee
– Software for managing the vehicle diagnostics on the complete electronic vehicle platform of Aventador starting with MY12 and Huracán starting with MY15 models are contained on the DVDs (purchased on the erWin Lamborghiniwebsite).
– The gearbox and for Gallardo engine starting from MY09 diagnosis software license (LaRa Independent Pass Thru) may be purchased after you have registered on the Lamborghini portal.
Use is limited – at the user’s choice – to 30 or 365 days.
– The software license for reprogramming the Immobilizer system (ODIS SERVICE) may be purchased after you have registered on the erWin website (please refer to the erWin website for the terms and conditions of use).
– The software license for offboard diagnosis on Aventador and Huracán (ODIS SERVICE) may be purchased after you have registered on the erWin website (please refer to the erWin website for the terms and conditions of use).
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