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|
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.
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.
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:|
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Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.this campaign was superseded by recall campaign 14V-010.