2009 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR

Report Date:
October 17, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V484000
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 Summary:
Failure of the securing screws may result in a reduction of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2009 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR

Report Date:
January 30, 2009
Campaign Number:
09V037000
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 Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.

Corrective Summary:
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.