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Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Problem 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.
What Owners Should Do: ASTON MARTIN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE PEDAL ASSEMBLIES. THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ASTON MARTIN CUSTOMER SERVICE BY CALLING 1-888-923-9988. ASTON MARTIN'S RECALL NUMBER IS RA-03-0016.
Next Steps: Contact a Service Center Near You