2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage
2 Door Coupe
Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2013 Aston Martin V8 Vantage 2dr Cpe S.
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||13V228000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||MAY 29, 2013|
|Component:||VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||689|
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.
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.
Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the throttle pedal assemblies. The recall began July 19, 2013. Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service by calling 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin's recall number is RA-03-0016.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)