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
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      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.
Remedy:
      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:
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.