Aston Martin is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the throttle pedal arm may break.
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.
The Aston Martin vehicles affected by this recall were all manufactured from May 14, 2012 through April 10, 2013.
Aston Martin will notify the owners of vehicles included in the recall, and dealers will replace the throttle pedal assemblies free of charge.
For additional information on this recall, owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling toll-free 888-923-9988. Aston Martin's campaign ID number for this recall is RA-03-0016.