2013 Aston Martin Rapide Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    15V846000
    Recall Date
    12/16/2015
    Component
    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    Summary

    Aston Martin Lagonda of North America (Aston Martin) is recalling certain model year 2010-2015 DB9, 2010-2012 DBS, 2010-2016 V8 Vantage, 2012 Virage, 2010-2016 Rapide, 2014-2016 Vanquish, 2011-2016 V12 Vantage, and 2012-2013 V12 Zagato vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with interior door unlocking mechanisms that may not function when the vehicle has been locked from the outside. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

    Consequence

    If the doors cannot be opened by an occupant from inside the vehicle, they may be trapped inside, increasing their risk of injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will disable the double locking feature by reprogramming the software, free of charge. The recall began August 10, 2016. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's number for this recall is RA-01-0021.

  • Recall Number
    13V228000
    Recall Date
    05/29/2013
    Component
    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
    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.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.