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Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
Problem Summary: Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 DB9, V12 Vantage, V8 Vantage, DBS, and Virage vehicles manufactured July 3, 2006, to November 5, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the electronic control module for the driver and front passenger seat heaters may fail, preventing the seat heaters from being able to be turned off.
Consequence: If the electronic control module fails, the seat heater could get hot enough that areas of the seat may overheat and smolder, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant.
What Owners Should Do: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional module to the circuit that can interrupt the power to the seat heaters in case the electronic control module for the seat heaters fails, free of charge. The recall began in January 2015. Owners may contact Aston Martin Customer Service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0019.
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Problem 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.
What Owners Should Do: 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.
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