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Determine if your Aston Martin V12 has 2 pin or 3 pin Coil Packs (4/20/2022) - A common issue with the V12 Aston Martin engine is that the coil packs begin to fail causing a misfire. When ordering replacements you need to know if they are the early 2-pin or later 3-pin versions. The problem is that you can’t know for sure before you start. Aston Martin made the design change …

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Lubricating the Door Locks in an Aston Martin DB9 (4/19/2022) - A maintenance task most owners won’t think about is to periodically lubricate the lock mechanism in their Aston Martin. With electronic central locking and the remote key fobs almost no-one uses the key any more. Until of course you have a dead battery and need to open the car the old fashioned way. Let me …

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Acronyms used in Aston Martin Workshop Manuals (3/5/2022) - If someone asked you to check if the BCM is communicating to the CEM over the CAN, would you think to check it with the AMDS?  Uh – can you repeat that in English please!   The official Aston Martin Workshop manual is bristling with Acronyms, and knowing what they mean will make taking care of …

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How to Fix a Loose Wing (Side) Mirror Glass on an Aston Martin DB9 (2/21/2022) - When I purchased my ‘new to me’ model year 2009 DB9 recently, the dealer PPI reported that the driver’s side mirror glass was loose and needed a fix.  In the Facebook forums I’ve read about mirror glass falling out on other owners cars.   I suspect this isn’t a unique event going on with just my …

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