L61XR0118 – Engine Software Reflash – 2011-2014 Lamborghini Gallardo

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V833
Manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,152

 

System Warning Lamps Inoperative After Restart

If the warning lamps do not indicate a safety system failure such as an engine or fuel injection system malfunction, continuing to drive the vehicle with a faulty system and no warning can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

 

Summary

Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Gallardo Coupe and Gallardo Spyder vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may erase trouble codes after the ignition is turned off, not illuminating warning lamps and preventing drivers from being warned of safety system problems the next time that they are driving.

 

Remedy

Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the engine software with the appropriate procedure, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 14,2018. Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L61XR0118.

 

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


Questions and answers
Lamborghini Gallardo (all models Coupé and Spyder) model year 2011 – 2014
Engine software reflash”

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V833-8196.pdf

Download (PDF, 322KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 3, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V833-4730.pdf

Download (PDF, 304KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V833&docType=RCL


 

Information for reprogramming

This section provides you with all the information on the diagnosis services for Lamborghini vehicles.

 

General Information

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.

 

Hardware tools

The following commercial interfaces have been tested by Automobili Lamborghini:

Drew Tech CarDaq-Plus 2 SAE J2534-1/2 Reflash Reprogramming Tool OEM Diagnostics
Drew Technologies (DRWCDPLUSKIT) CarDAQ-Plus J2534 Flash Reprogramming Kit
Drew Tech CarDaq-M 2 SAE J2534-1/2 Reflash Reprogramming Tool OEM Diagnostics
Drew Tech Mongoose Pro ISO-CAN 2  
VSI J2534 ECU Reprogrammer & Diagnostic Adapter
Autel MaxiFlash Elite J2534 ECU Programming Tool
Dearborn d-Bridge Adapter J2534 OBDII Engineering Tool

 

 

Diagnosis software available for a fee

– Software for reprogramming the engine (starting with MY07) and the gearbox (starting with MY 08) on Gallardo and  Murciélago (downloaded from this site upon payment of a fee).

– Software for reprogramming the Immobilizer on Gallardo USA starting with MY09 models are contained on the DVDs (purchased on the erwin USA website)

– Software for reprogramming the Immobilizer on Gallardo EU starting with EU5 type-approved models are contained on the   DVDs, (purchased on the erWin Lamborghini website).

– 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).

 

Software licenses

– The engine diagnosis software license (Prk Loader 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 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).

https://serviceinformation.lamborghini.com

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