ASTON MARTIN DBS 2013: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Make : ASTON MARTIN Model : DBS Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-05-14 - 2013-04-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V228000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2013-05-29 Date Added to Database: 2013-06-03
Manufacturers Involved: Aston Martin The Americas
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RA-03-0016
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 689
Summary:
      Aston Martin is recalling certain model year DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles manufactured from May 14, 2012, through April 10, 2013. Due to a manufacturing error, the throttle pedal arm may break.
Consequence:
      If the throttle 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 throttle pedal assemblies. The recall began July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0016.
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Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.this campaign was superseded by recall campaign 14V-010.