2006 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.

2006 ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM

Report Date:
August 31, 2006
Campaign Number:
06V327000
Component:
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE LOWER RUBBER MOUNT OF THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO SPECIFICATIONS AND MAY NOT ADHERE CORRECTLY TO ITS HOUSING WITHIN THE SHOCK ABSORBER.

Consequence Summary:
THE BUSHING COULD LOOSEN AND OVER TIME COULD SEPARATE FROM ITS HOUSING. THE DRIVER WILL EXPERIENCE IMPAIRED VEHICLE HANDLING AND CONTROL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-877-877-3735.