Ford's joint venture partner in China has resumed production of light buses after completing a review of gas pedals from the same supplier blamed for Toyota's worldwide recall, AFP reported Sunday.

Millions of vehicles in the U.S. and Europe were recalled after accelerators sourced from CTS Automotive were found become worn and harder to depress, or to get stuck in a partially depressed position.

Ford's joint venture partner Jiangling Motors released a statement on Sunday saying that pedal assembly parts sourced from CTS Automotive and used in a commercial vehicles distributed in China were not affected by the recent recall.

Ford Motors stressed that no other Ford vehicles had been made with CTS gas pedals, and production of all other Ford vehicles worldwide would continue as scheduled.