2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE

Report Date:
February 08, 2005
Campaign Number:
05E012000
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 Summary:
A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE

Report Date:
July 15, 2002
Campaign Number:
02V187000
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 Summary:
THIS AIR COULD ENTER THE MASTER CYLINDER CAUSING EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL AND PARTIAL FAILURE OF THE PRIMARY CIRCUIT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE

Report Date:
February 14, 2001
Campaign Number:
01V042000
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 Summary:
IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, THIS FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2000 BENTLEY ARNAGE

Report Date:
March 24, 2000
Campaign Number:
00V092000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL RETURN PIPE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAN WEAR THROUGH AS THE RESULT OF REPEATED CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AS THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN. IF THE HOSE BECOMES DAMAGED, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ROUTING OF THE FUEL RETURN LINE. IF NECESSARY, THE DEALER WILL REPOSITION THE HOSE OR REPLACE IT WITH A NEW HOSE IF IT WAS DAMAGED.