L636-R.03.21 – Engine Cylinder Bore Surface May Develop Cracks – 2021 Lamborghini Urus

May 12, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V336000

Engine Cylinder Bore Surface May Develop Cracks

Cracks may cause engine damage and a stall or an oil leak, increasing the risk of a crash or fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V336

Manufacturer Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini)

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Summary

Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2021 Urus vehicles. Cracks may develop on the surface of the engine cylinder bore.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the engine, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on June 25, 2021. Owners may contact Lamborghini at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L636-R.03.21.

 

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.

 

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IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL- NHTSA Recall No. 21V-336

This notice applies to Your Lamborghini Urus with the VIN

 

Dear Lamborghini Owner, Lessee,

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act. Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. has decided that a defect, which relates to motor vehicle safety, exists in certain Model Year 2021 Urus vehicles. Our records indicate that you are the owner of a vehicle in this recall.

 

What is the issue?

On the affected vehicles, there is a possibility that cracks could occur on the running surface of the cylinder 6′ bore. During engine operation, a crack in the bore can lead to an impaired contour of t he piston’s running surface. If this occurs, there is potential for engine damage, loss of power without warning, and oil leakage from a damaged engine block could occur which could increase the risk of a crash or fire.

For all the reason set forth above, it is therefore necessary to repair these vehicles.
If you are not the only driver of this vehicle, please advise all other drivers and passengers of this important information.

 

What Do You Need to Do?

In the interest of your own safety and that of your passengers, please contact your preferred authorized Lamborghini dealer immediately to schedule an appointment to have this important repair performed, free of charge.

You can still drive your car, however, we encourage you to arrange an appointment with your retailer as soon as possible. If noises from the engine crankshaft is present and/or an oil pressure warning is displayed in the instrument cluster, we recommend safely stopping the vehicle, switching the engine off and contacting your local retailer.

You can locate your nearest authorized Lamborghini Dealer at https://www.lamborghini.com/en-en/ownership/dealer-locator.

 

What will Lamborghini do?

We will replace the engine free of any costs. The repair could take up to 26 hours. We apologize for any inconvenience this recall may cause.

Please bring this letter and your Service Booklet with you when you visit the dealer, so that the dealer can make all necessary entries.

If you have previously paid for a repair related to this condition, you may be eligible for reimbursement. Please contact Lamborghini Customer Care at the number below for details on how to claim for reimbursement.

 

What if you are not the current owner of this vehicle?

You can update your vehicle ownership or contact information by filling out the enclosed document (Appendix A) and sending it to Lamborghini by following the instructions.

If you are a vehicle lessor, Federal Regulations require you to forward this notice to your lessee within ten days.

 

What if you have questions or experience problems?

Should you need additional assistance, you may contact Lamborghini Customer Care at:

Email at CustomerCareAmerica@lamborghini.com or by calling 1-866-681-6276 from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

If your Lamborghini Dealer is unable to remedy the defect without charge and within a reasonable period of time, you may notify the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E., Washington, DC 20590, call the toll- free Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to https://www.safercar.gov.

We would like to invite you to download LAMBORGHINI UNICA, the app made exclusively for Lamborghini Customers, from the App Store or Google Play. UNICA can be used to unlock the full functionality of your Lamborghini. UNICA is also your source for the latest news on the Lamborghini World including recall alerts, service history, and other important updates. With UNICA, all of this functionality can be managed directly from your smartphone.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this recall may cause; however, be assured that Lamborghini is concerned about your safety and security.

Yours faithfully,

 


Questions and answers 

Lamborghini Urus – model year 2021. 

 

Engine Replacement”

  • What is the issue with the affected vehicles?

Lamborghini has discovered that on a specific number of vehicles there is a possibility that cracks could occur on the running surface of the cylinder 6’ bore.

 

  • What is the cause of this condition?

A temporary process error at the supplier during the casting process of the specifically affected engine blocks during a specific time period. More specifically, temporarily misalignment of the automated mold-extrusion stamp occurred in the casting plant.

 

  • What effect does the condition have?

During engine operation, a crack in the bore can lead to an impaired contour of the piston`s running surface. If this occurs, there is potential for engine damage, loss of power without warning, and oil leakage from a damaged engine block could occur which could increase a risk of fire.

 

  • How can the condition be identified?

Possible noises from the engine crankshaft may occur while driving and an oil pressure warning may be displayed in the instrument cluster.

 

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 Urus, model year 2021.

 

  • How many vehicles are affected worldwide?

7 units.

 

  • Which VIN numbers are affected?

From ZPBUA1ZL6MLA11325 to ZPBEA1ZL6MLA12169; manufactured from October 2020 to December 2020.

 

  • What exactly needs to be updated on the car?

The engines of the affected vehicles must be replaced.

 

  • How long will the repair work take?

Normally, the repair work will take approximately 26 hours.

 

  • Can customers continue to drive the cars?

Customers can still drive their cars, however, we encourage them to arrange an appointment with their retailer as soon as possible.  If noises from the engine crankshaft is present and/or an oil pressure warning is displayed in the instrument cluster, we recommend safely stopping the vehicle, switching the engine off and contacting your local retailer.

 

  • 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.

 


 

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
LAMBORGHINI URUS 2021

 


8 Associated Documents

Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-21V336-4457.pdf 931.414KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-21V336-9552.PDF 213.956KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-21V336-3384.pdf 645.7KB

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Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-21V336-7878.pdf 558.342KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2021-2

RCLQRT-21V336-0405.PDF 211.152KB

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Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2021-4

RCLQRT-21V336-3277.PDF 211.33KB

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Miscellaneous Document – Questions and answers, Lamborghini Urus model year 2021

RMISC-21V336-2849.pdf 222.066KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Engine Replacement on Lamborghini Urus

RCMN-21V336-7211.pdf 199.291KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=21V336&docType=RCL

 


 

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