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Aston Martin Vantage Coupe recall, tire pressure danger

If you owned a 2012 Aston Martin Vantage coupe that had just been recalled, you would probably be upset. You should be, given the price the Aston Martin Vantage coupe goes for. Do you own one of these potential lemon Aston Martin V 12 Vantage coupe vehicles?

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     ASTON MARTIN V12 VANTAGE COUPE     2010-2012
Manufacturer: ASTON MARTIN Report Receipt Date: OCT 02, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V480000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS   
Potential Number of Units Affected: 169
2012 Aston Martin Vantage Recalled, Tire Dangers

Summary:
 Aston Martin is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 V12 Vantage Coupe vehicles for failing to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems." On these vehicles, the low tire pressure warning light will not illuminate until the tire pressure in the front tires is more than 25% below the recommended cold tire pressure.   

Consequence:
 Underinflated tires can result in tire overloading and overheating, which could lead to tire failure and a possible crash.

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