Aston Martin Lagonda of North America is recalling approximately 5,000 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. If this occurs, 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 the owners of all affected vehicles, and Aston Martin dealers will replace the accelerator pedal assemblies. This service will be provided at no additional charge.
For more informatin on this recall, contact Aston Martin Customer Service toll-free at 888-923-9988. Aston Martin's campaign ID number for this recall is RA-03-0017.
IMPORTANT: This recall supersedes recall 13V-228. Any vehicle that has been remedied under the previous recall still needs to have the current remedy applied.