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1996 Bentley Continental R Recall Information

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

Mfr Report Date19910501
NHTSA Campaign ID95V159000
SummaryAN INCORRECTLY POSITIONED WIRE WITHIN THE ELECTRICALLY OPERATED GEARBOX ACTUATOR CAN CHAFE AGAINST THE COVER CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION SELECTOR FUSE TO BLOW.
ConsequenceIF 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.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPOSITION THE AFFECTED WIRE TO PREVENT CONTACT WITH THE GEARBOX ACTUATOR COVER.
NotesSYSTEM: 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.

Component

SEATS

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

Mfr Report Date19930401
NHTSA Campaign ID95V160000
SummaryBOTH FRONT SEAT BELT LOWER ANCHORAGE RAILS HAVE A MANUFACTURING WEAKNESS WHICH COULD FRACTURE IN A VEHICLE IMPACT.
ConsequenceSEAT BELT ANCHORAGE FRACTURE COULD CAUSE THE RELEASE OF THE BELT ASSEMBLY DURING A VEHICLE IMPACT INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT SEAT BELT LOWER ANCHORAGE RAILS.
NotesSYSTEM: INTERIOR; SEAT TRACKS AND ANCHORS.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SEDANS.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 NATIONALHIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.

Component

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Manufacturer

ROLLS-ROYCE MOTORS, INC.

Mfr Report Date19950501
NHTSA Campaign ID95V230000
SummaryAN INCOMPATIBILITY CAN EXIST BETWEEN THE MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL AND THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM OF THESE VEHICLES.
ConsequenceTHE 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.
RemedyDEALERS WILL DRAIN THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM AND REFILL THE SYSTEM WITH NEW MINERAL OIL. THE AFFECTED SPARE BOTTLES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.
NotesSYSTEM: 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated October 2019


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