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NHTSA Recall 14V010000


Vehicles:  Aston Martin DB9, Aston Martin DBS, Aston Martin Rapide, Aston Martin V12 Vantage, Aston Martin V8 Vantage, Aston Martin Virage

NHTSA Recall 14V010000


Report Receipt Date: January 16, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V010000
Component(s): VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,001
All Products Associated with this Recall: 2008-2014 Aston Martin DB9, 2009-2012 Aston Martin DBS, 2010-2012 Aston Martin Rapide, 2014 Aston Martin Rapide S, 2011-2012 Aston Martin V12 Vantage Coupe, 2008-2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage, 2011-2014 Aston Martin V8 Vantage S, 2014 Aston Martin Virage
Manufacturer: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
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 manufacturer anticipates beginning the recall campaign on, or about, February 7, 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.
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.

Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
15 January 2014Aston Martin Recall 13V228
To: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Bill Donnelly, Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
PDF - 312KB - 4 pages
30 January 2014Accelerator Pedal Arm May Break
To: Bill Donnelly, Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
PDF - 50KB - 2 pages
31 January 2014Aston Martin Recall 14V-010
To: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
From: Bill Donnelly, Aston Martin Lagonda of North America
PDF - 40KB - 1 pages


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