Year: 2000 Make: BENTLEY Model: Arnage

Number of OPEN Recalls 4


NHTSA Recall Number:  05E012000
Recall Date:  08 February 2005

SUMMARY
CERTAIN BENTLEY AFTERMARKET FUEL PUMP NOISE REDUCTION KITS, P/NOS PF59918PA AND PF59918PB, SUITABLE FOR USE ON 2000-2002 MY BENTLEY ARNAGE RED LABEL VEHICLES AND 2001 MY BENTLEY ARNAGE LE MANS AND LWB VEHICLES. THE FUEL PUMP OUTLET HOSE CAN FRACTURE UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.

CONSEQUENCE
A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

REMEDY
A FUEL LEAK, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

NHTSA Recall Number:  00V092000
Recall Date:  24 March 2000

SUMMARY
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FUEL RETURN PIPE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAN WEAR THROUGH AS THE RESULT OF REPEATED CONTACT WITH THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AS THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN. IF THE HOSE BECOMES DAMAGED, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR.

CONSEQUENCE
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

REMEDY
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE MARCH 2000. 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 1-800-777-6923. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

NHTSA Recall Number:  01V042000
Recall Date:  14 February 2001

SUMMARY
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED FUEL FEED AND RETURN HOSES WERE INSTALLED IN SOME OF THESE VEHICLES. THE POSITION OF THE CRIMP SECURING THE RUBBER HOSE MATERIAL TO THE STEEL QUICK RELEASE CONNECTION MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPER. IF THE CRIMP IS NOT PROPERLY POSITION, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD OCCUR IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

CONSEQUENCE
IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, THIS FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

REMEDY
IF AN IGNITION SOURCE IS PRESENT, THIS FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

NHTSA Recall Number:  02V187000
Recall Date:  15 July 2002

SUMMARY
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES AND LIMOUSINES, THE LOW PRESSURE BRAKE FLUID FEED PIPE BETWEEN THE MASTER CYLINDER AND REMOTE RESERVOIR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO TRAP OR RETAIN AIR.

CONSEQUENCE
THIS AIR COULD ENTER THE MASTER CYLINDER CAUSING EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL AND PARTIAL FAILURE OF THE PRIMARY CIRCUIT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

REMEDY
THIS AIR COULD ENTER THE MASTER CYLINDER CAUSING EXCESSIVE PEDAL TRAVEL AND PARTIAL FAILURE OF THE PRIMARY CIRCUIT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
ALSO, CUSTOMERS CAN CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).