2000 BENTLEY AZURE

Report Date:
April 16, 2001
Campaign Number:
01V096000
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 Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
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.