1996 BENTLEY AZURE

Report Date:
October 21, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V182000
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 Summary:
IF THE BODY PANEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE CABLE WIRE, A SHORT CIRCUIT, LOSS OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, OR FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE CABLE AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED CABLES.

1996 BENTLEY AZURE

Report Date:
August 04, 1997
Campaign Number:
97V122000
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 Summary:
THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO A BRAKE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE.

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

1996 BENTLEY AZURE

Report Date:
December 05, 1995
Campaign Number:
95V230000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Summary:
AN INCOMPATIBILITY CAN EXIST BETWEEN THE MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL AND THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM OF THESE VEHICLES.

Consequence Summary:
THE BRAKE PEDAL FEEL CAN VARY, ESPECIALLY FOLLOWING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF INACTIVITY AND HIGHER PEDAL PRESSURE MAY BE REQUIRED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL DRAIN THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM AND REFILL THE SYSTEM WITH NEW MINERAL OIL. THE AFFECTED SPARE BOTTLES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.

1996 BENTLEY AZURE

Report Date:
August 17, 1995
Campaign Number:
95V159000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
AN INCORRECTLY POSITIONED WIRE WITHIN THE ELECTRICALLY OPERATED GEARBOX ACTUATOR CAN CHAFE AGAINST THE COVER CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR FUSE TO BLOW.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE FUSE BLOWS, THE DRIVER CANNOT CHANGE GEARS OR PLACE THE VEHICLE IN PARK. THIS CONDITION CAN DISABLE THE VEHICLE TRANSMISSION, INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE AFFECTED WIRE TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH THE GEARBOX ACTUATOR COVER.