ASTON MARTIN DBS 2009: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
|Make : ASTON MARTIN||Model : DBS||Year : 2009|
|Build Dates : 2007-11-01 - 2013-10-31|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V010000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2014-02-11||Date Received by ODI: 2014-01-16||Date Added to Database: 2014-01-16|
|Manufacturers Involved: Aston Martin The Americas|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: RA-03-0017|
|Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5001|
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.
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.
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.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:|
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.