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Aston Martin Issues Recall on DB9, Vantage, and Rapide Models

Aston Martin Issues Recall on DB9, Vantage, and Rapide Models

Jun 13 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Throttle pedal arm could break

There've been a lot of automotive recalls this year and most of them have been with high-volume manufacturers such as Toyota, Ford, and Chevrolet. However, even high-end sports car makers such as...

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Aston Martin Issues Recall on DB9, Vantage, and Rapide Models

Jun 13 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Throttle pedal arm could break

There've been a lot of automotive recalls this year and most of them have been with high-volume manufacturers such as Toyota, Ford, and Chevrolet. However, even high-end sports car makers such as Aston Martin aren't immune to recalls. Aston Martin has issued a recall on certain model year DB9, Virage, V8 Vantage, V12 Vantage, and Rapide vehicles.

The recall covers vehicles produced between May 14, 2012 and April 10, 2013. The reason for the recall is a manufacturing error having to do with a throttle pedal arm that could break. Aston says that if that throttle pedal arm broke the engine would return to idle leaving the driver unable to maintain or increase engine speed.

Being unable to maintain speed could pose the risk of an accident. Aston Martin will be notifying owners and dealers and will replace the throttle pedal assemblies at no cost to owners. Notification should be going out soon.

 
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3 weeks ago

Aston Martin Vantage prototype spied again, likely a hardcore current-gen GT3 version

Oct 24 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

The mysterious Aston Martin Vantage prototype has been spied once again testing on a wet Nürburgring. ...
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4 weeks ago

Mysterious Aston Martin Vantage prototype spied, is it a mule for the next-generation model?

Oct 21 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A mysterious Aston Martin prototype has been spied undergoing testing on the Nürburgring. ...
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5 weeks ago

Aston Martin Vantage V12 S Roadster review

Oct 15 2014 10:34am CDT | Source: Recombu

Aston Martin's evergreen Vantage has been treated to numerous upgrades, refinements and special editions throughout its lifetime, but this latest model cou ...
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6 weeks ago

Q By Aston Martin Vanquish Coupe Satin Jet Black

Oct 8 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Aston Martin’s special Q program has released several special versions of various cars to demonstrate the level of luxury and personalization it can offer to customers. Aston’s most recent addition was a Vanquish Volante last August, but now just a few months later they decided to release yet another Vanquish model; this time its a coupe. When compared to the previous iteration, this coupe features a new exterior color, some carbon trim updates ...
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7 weeks ago

Infiniti Q80 Concept, Aston Lagonda Photos, 2014 Paris Auto Show: Today’s Car News

Oct 1 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The 2014 Paris Auto Show is gearing up for two days of concepts and production cars, and so far, the early samples have proved tantalizing. Among the news: the Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Concept, a 550-hp hybrid that aims to put Infiniti at the front of the luxury flagship class; the Aston Martin Lagonda saw a new batch of phot ...
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