Year: 1996 Make: BENTLEY Model: Azure

Number of OPEN Recalls 4


NHTSA Recall Number:  97V182000
Recall Date:  21 October 1997

SUMMARY
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MAIN BATTERY CABLE CAN CONTACT A BODY PANEL LOCATED IN THE TRUNK, RESULTING IN DAMAGE TO THE CABLE INSULATION.

CONSEQUENCE
IF THE BODY PANEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE CABLE WIRE, A SHORT CIRCUIT, LOSS OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, OR FIRE COULD OCCUR.

REMEDY
IF THE BODY PANEL COMES IN CONTACT WITH THE CABLE WIRE, A SHORT CIRCUIT, LOSS OF ELECTRICAL SUPPLY, OR FIRE COULD OCCUR.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING OCTOBER 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 1-201-967-9100. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMININISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

NHTSA Recall Number:  95V159000
Recall Date:  17 August 1995

SUMMARY
AN INCORRECTLY POSITIONED WIRE WITHIN THE ELECTRICALLY OPERATED GEARBOX ACTUATOR CAN CHAFE AGAINST THE COVER CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR FUSE TO BLOW.

CONSEQUENCE
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.

REMEDY
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.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: POWER TRAIN; TRANSMISSION; AUTOMATIC. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDAN AND LIMOUSINES. 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:  95V230000
Recall Date:  05 December 1995

SUMMARY
AN INCOMPATIBILITY CAN EXIST BETWEEN THE MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL AND THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM OF THESE VEHICLES.

CONSEQUENCE
THE BRAKE PEDAL FEEL CAN VARY, ESPECIALLY FOLLOWING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF INACTIVITY AND HIGHER PEDAL PRESSURE MAY BE REQUIRED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

REMEDY
THE BRAKE PEDAL FEEL CAN VARY, ESPECIALLY FOLLOWING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF INACTIVITY AND HIGHER PEDAL PRESSURE MAY BE REQUIRED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
SYSTEM: BRAKES; FLUID; HYDRAULIC. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN INTEGRATED HYDRAULIC BRAKING AND LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM WHICH FUNCTIONS BY THE MEANS OF PRESSURIZED MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL (U.K.) LTD. EACH VEHICLE IS ALSO EQUIPPED WITH A TRUNK-MOUNTED SPARE BOTTLE OF THE SAME MINERAL OIL. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALERSHIP 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.