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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    08V072000
    Recall Date
    02/15/2008
    Component
    AIR BAGS
    Summary

    BENTLEY IS RECALLING 4 MY 2004 AND 2006 CONTINENTAL GT AND CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR VEHICLES. THE REPLACEMENT AIR BAG TRIMMED COVERS HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH TETHERS OF AN INCORRECT LENGTH.

    Consequence

    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE AIR BAG ITSELF DURING DEPLOYMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PASSENGER'S AIR BAG COVER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    10V411000
    Recall Date
    09/13/2010
    Component
    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
    Summary

    BENTLEY IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 ARNAGER, ARNAGET, ARNAGE RL, BROOKLANDS, AND AZURE VEHICLES. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE "B" HOOD ORNAMENT'S RETRACTING MECHANISM TO BECOME CORRODED. THIS MAY LEAD TO THE "B" HOOD ORNAMENT NOT RETRACTING AS INTENDED WHEN A VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A CRASH.

    Consequence

    IF THE HOOD ORNAMENT DOES NOT RETRACT, IT COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO A PEDESTRIAN IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH BETWEEN THE VEHICLE AND THE PEDESTRIAN.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RETRACTABLE "B" MECHANISM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500.

  • Recall Number
    08V217000
    Recall Date
    05/15/2008
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
    Summary

    BENTLEY IS RECALLING 13,420 MY 2004-2008 CONTINENTAL GT, CONTINENTAL GT SPEED, CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR, AND CONTINENTAL GTC VEHICLES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ROAD SALT TO CORRODE THE OUTER SURFACE OF THE FUEL FILTER. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE FILTER HOUSING BECOMING POROUS WITH A CORRESPONDING FUEL LEAK.

    Consequence

    A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER AND REPOSITION THE RETAINING CLIP ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JUNE 18, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    13V484000
    Recall Date
    10/17/2013
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
    Summary

    Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007 through 2011 Continental GT, GTC, and Flying Spur vehicles, manufactured from July 2006 through June 2010 and equipped with carbon ceramic brake discs. In the affected vehicles, the stainless steel screws that secure the brake rotors may fail after being exposed to salty conditions.

    Consequence

    Failure of the securing screws may result in a reduction of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will replace the screws, free of charge. The safety recall began on October 22, 2013. Owners may contact Bentley at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this campaign is RE13/14.

  • Recall Number
    02V187000
    Recall Date
    07/15/2002
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIMOUSINES, THE LOW PRESSURE BRAKE FLUID FEED PIPE BETWEEN THE MASTER CYLINDER AND REMOTE RESERVOIR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO TRAP OR RETAIN AIR.

    Consequence

    THIS AIR COULD ENTER THE MASTER CYLINDER CAUSING EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL AND PARTIAL FAILURE OF THE PRIMARY CIRCUIT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH HOSES AND BRAKE FLUID RESERVOIR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 19, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    15V688000
    Recall Date
    10/21/2015
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
    Summary

    Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Continental GT vehicles manufactured February 1, 2011, to April 30, 2014, 2012-2015 Continental GTC vehicles manufactured February 1, 2011, to June 30, 2014, 2012-2013 Continental Flying Spur vehicles manufactured March 31, 2011, to August 30, 2012, and 2014 Flying Spur vehicles manufactured February 28, 2013, to April 28, 2014. In the affected vehicles, a battery cable connection may be loose at the firewall.

    Consequence

    A loose battery cable may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will replace the battery cable securing nut, free of charge. The recall began on November 17, 2015. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this recall is RE15/15.

  • Recall Number
    05E012000
    Recall Date
    02/08/2005
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
    Summary

    CERTAIN BENTLEY AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMP NOISE REDUCTION KITS, P/NOS PF59918PA AND PF59918PB, SUITABLE FOR USE ON 2000-2002 MY BENTLEY ARNAGE RED LABEL VEHICLES AND 2001 MY BENTLEY ARNAGE LE MANS AND LWB VEHICLES. THE FUEL PUMP OUTLET HOSE CAN FRACTURE UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.

    Consequence

    A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

    BENTLEY WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES AND WILL INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLE TO AN AUTHORIZED BENTLEY DEALER FOR FREE REPAIR. THE RECALL BEGAN FEBRUARY 28, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    16V539000
    Recall Date
    07/19/2016
    Component
    VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
    Summary

    Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spur vehicles manufactured April 25, 2007 through October 31, 2008. The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving.

    Consequence

    If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will apply additional adhesive between the sunroof glass frame and sunroof glass panel, free of charge. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    01V042000
    Recall Date
    02/14/2001
    Component
    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Summary

    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED FUEL FEED AND RETURN HOSES WERE INSTALLED IN SOME OF THESE VEHICLES. THE POSITION OF THE CRIMP SECURING THE RUBBER HOSE MATERIAL TO THE STEEL QUICK RELEASE CONNECTION MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPER. IF THE CRIMP IS NOT PROPERLY POSITION, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

    Consequence

    IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, THIS FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL FEED AND RETURN HOSES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 20, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-248-340-6464.

  • Recall Number
    97V122000
    Recall Date
    08/04/1997
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Summary

    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BOLTS ATTACHING THE LOWER STEERING COLUMN TO THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING COUPLING CAN CONTACT THE BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM PIPES LOCATED IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

    Consequence

    THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO A BRAKE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE PIPES TO PREVENT CONTACT BETWEEN THE PIPES AND BOLTS, AND ANY DAMAGED PIPES WILL BE REPLACED.

  • Recall Number
    06V313000
    Recall Date
    08/17/2006
    Component
    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
    Summary

    ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN A BRAKE PIPE AND AN ENGINE MOUNTED HOSE CLIP, WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE BRAKE PIPE.

    Consequence

    THIS FAILURE COULD RESULT IN AN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WHEN BRAKING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH AND ALSO A RISK OF FIRE DUE TO BRAKE FLUID ESCAPING INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSPECT TO ASCERTAIN THE CLEARANCE BETWEEN THE BRAKE PIPE AND HOSE CLIP AND REPAIR AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 248-754-6137.

  • Recall Number
    97V182000
    Recall Date
    10/21/1997
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
    Summary

    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MAIN BATTERY CABLE CAN CONTACT A BODY PANEL LOCATED IN THE TRUNK, RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE CABLE INSULATION.

    Consequence

    IF THE BODY PANEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE CABLE WIRE, A SHORT CIRCUIT, LOSS OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, OR FIRE COULD OCCUR.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE CABLE AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED CABLES.

  • Recall Number
    01V096000
    Recall Date
    04/16/2001
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
    Summary

    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. FUEL VAPORS STORED IN THE VEHICLE'S EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM COULD ENTER A BODY CAVITY BEHIND THE ROCKER PANEL ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE.

    Consequence

    IF VAPOR IS EMITTED AND COLLECTS IN THE CAVITY, THE RESULTING AIR/VAPOR MIXTURE COULD BE IGNITED IF THE CENTRAL WINDOW OPERATING MECHANISM IS ACTIVATED.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PLATED MILD STEEL EXTENSION PIPE TO THE LEAK DETECTION FILTER OF THE VEHICLE WHICH WILL ENSURE THAT ANY VAPOR EMANATING FROM THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM IS VENTED TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 16, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-800-777-6923.

  • Recall Number
    09V037000
    Recall Date
    01/30/2009
    Component
    SEAT BELTS:REAR
    Summary

    BENTLEY IS RECALLING 27 MY 2009 CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR AND CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR SPEED VEHICLES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE CENTER REAR SEAT BELT UPPER GUIDE BRACKET TO DISTORT IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL IMPACT. THIS DISTORTION COULD RESULT IN THE CENTRE REAR SEAT OCCUPANT TRAVELING FURTHER FORWARDS THAN THE DESIGN INTENDS.

    Consequence

    IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT GUIDE BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN IN FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500.

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