2004 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT

Report Date:
May 15, 2008
Campaign Number:
08V217000
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 Summary:
A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2004 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT

Report Date:
February 15, 2008
Campaign Number:
08V072000
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 Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE AIR BAG ITSELF DURING DEPLOYMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

Corrective Summary:
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.

2004 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT

Report Date:
August 17, 2006
Campaign Number:
06V313000
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 Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
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.