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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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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 Nürbur ...
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1 week 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 c ...
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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 ...
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3 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 Marti ...
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5 weeks ago

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition

Sep 12 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

If there was ever any doubt why James Bond loves Aston Martins so much, these Vanquish Carbon Edition models will quell all of those misgivings. The British automaker finally pulled the covers off of its latest special edition creation only days after it dropped a teaser promoting its arrival. While I do think that Aston Martin needs to time its teasers better, I’m not complaining about what came out of it. ...
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6 weeks ago

Possible Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition teased [video]

Sep 8 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Aston Martin has released a teaser video for a special Vanquish set to be unveiled on Wednes ...
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7 weeks ago

Andy Palmer leaves Renault-Nissan to serve as CEO of Aston Martin

Sep 2 2014 4:47am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Aston Martin, Infiniti, Nissan, Renault Aston Martin has been without a helmsman since Ulrich Bez stepped down from the chief executive office at the end of last year, stepping back to serve as non-executive chairman in a semi-retired ambassadorial capacity. The British automaker, now on the cusp of a new era, has been running without a CEO since, but has now named Bez's replacem ...
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8 weeks ago

Aston Martin Rapide

Aug 26 2014 11:42am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Aston Martin Rapide is a large, luxurious, high-performance sedan that seats up to four passengers. Stunning and instantly recognizable, the Rapide competes with high-performance and style-driven sedans like the Porsche Panamera and the Maserati Quattroporte. Few changes have come to the Rapide's specification over i ...
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