Year: 2004 Make: BENTLEY Model: Continental

Number of OPEN Recalls 3


NHTSA Recall Number:  08V072000
Recall Date:  15 February 2008

SUMMARY
BENTLEY IS RECALLING 4 MY 2004 AND 2006 CONTINENTAL GT AND CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR VEHICLES. THE REPLACEMENT AIR BAG TRIMMED COVERS HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH TETHERS OF AN INCORRECT LENGTH.

CONSEQUENCE
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE AIR BAG ITSELF DURING DEPLOYMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

REMEDY
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THIS COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO THE AIR BAG ITSELF DURING DEPLOYMENT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURIES.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
BENTLEY RECALL NO. RE08/01. 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:  08V217000
Recall Date:  15 May 2008

SUMMARY
BENTLEY IS RECALLING 13,420 MY 2004-2008 CONTINENTAL GT, CONTINENTAL GT SPEED, CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR, AND CONTINENTAL GTC VEHICLES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ROAD SALT TO CORRODE THE OUTER SURFACE OF THE FUEL FILTER. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE FILTER HOUSING BECOMING POROUS WITH A CORRESPONDING FUEL LEAK.

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

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

MANUFACTURER NOTES
CUSTOMERS MAY 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:  06V313000
Recall Date:  17 August 2006

SUMMARY
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR INSUFFICIENT CLEARANCE BETWEEN A BRAKE PIPE AND AN ENGINE MOUNTED HOSE CLIP, WHICH COULD EVENTUALLY RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE BRAKE PIPE.

CONSEQUENCE
THIS FAILURE COULD RESULT IN AN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WHEN BRAKING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH AND ALSO A RISK OF FIRE DUE TO BRAKE FLUID ESCAPING INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

REMEDY
THIS FAILURE COULD RESULT IN AN INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCE WHEN BRAKING INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH AND ALSO A RISK OF FIRE DUE TO BRAKE FLUID ESCAPING INTO THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT.

MANUFACTURER NOTES
BENTLEY RECALL NO. RE06/02. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONBENTLEY RECALL NO. RE06/02. 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.