Year: 1997 Make: BENTLEY Model: Continental

Number of OPEN Recalls 2


NHTSA Recall Number:  97V049000
Recall Date:  27 March 1997

SUMMARY
THE ALUMINUM FACIA TRIM PANEL ON THE PASSENGER SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) AIR BAG DOOR CAN DETACH DURING AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.

CONSEQUENCE
IF THIS OCCURS DURING A VEHICLE CRASH, THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS COULD BE INJURED.

REMEDY
IF THIS OCCURS DURING A VEHICLE CRASH, THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS COULD BE INJURED.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION: OWNER NOTIFICATION WILL BEGIN DURING APRIL 1997. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-201-967-9100. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

NHTSA Recall Number:  97V122000
Recall Date:  04 August 1997

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
THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO A BRAKE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE.

REMEDY
THIS CONDITION CAN LEAD TO A BRAKE HYDRAULIC FLUID LEAK AND REDUCED BRAKING PERFORMANCE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 1997. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS ROYCE AT 1-800-825-9360. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.