2004 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM

Report Date:
October 01, 2010
Campaign Number:
10V447000
Component:
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

Summary:
ROLLS-ROYCE IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2003-2010 PHANTOM, MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPE, AND MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 PHANTOM COUPE VEHICLES. A CHECK VALVE OF THE BRAKE VACUUM PUMP MAY LEAK A SMALL AMOUNT OF LUBRICATING OIL. OVER TIME THIS COULD RESULT IN CONTAMINATION OF THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Consequence Summary:
POWER ASSIST BRAKING PERFORMANCE COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED. IN EXTREME CASES THERE COULD BE A COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER ASSIST BRAKING. AN UNEXPECTED REDUCTION OR LOSS IN POWER BRAKING ASSIST MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
ROLLS-ROYCE WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 19, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-877-877-3735.