1995 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL

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.

1995 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL

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.

1995 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL

Report Date:
April 03, 1995
Campaign Number:
95V070000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Summary:
THE LOWER STEERING COLUMN LINKAGE HEAT SHIELD CAN COME IN CONTACT WITH A BRAKE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM PIPE MOUNTED TO THE ENGINE ASSEMBLY, EVENTUALLY RESULTING IN A HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
IF A HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK OCCURS, WARNING LIGHTS INDICATING LOSS OF FLUID AND LOSS OF SYSTEM PRESSURE WILL BECOME ILLUMINATED. FRONT BRAKE EFFECTIVENESS WILL BE LOST, ALTHOUGH REAR BRAKING WOULD REMAIN UNAFFECTED.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE AFFECTED HYDRAULIC PIPE AND REPLACE ANY DAMAGED PIPE.