Bentley Arnage Red Label RecalledThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a list of auto safety recalls announced in February 2001 and urged consumers to have the problems fixed promptly. The list identifies the make and model of the vehicle or equipment involved, with a brief description of the safety problem. NHTSA said it is publicizing the recalls to alert consumers about safety problems and encourages them to take action. Under federal law, safety problems must be remedied without cost to consumers. Currently, 72 percent of the owners of vehicles with safety problems have the recall work performed. NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall notice to all purchasers, owners and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall. Consumers can get up-to-the-minute information on safety recall campaigns, or information on the recall history of a particular make and model of car, truck, motorcycle, or child safety seat, by calling the agency toll-free Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236), or by accessing NHTSA on the Internet at http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov..
The Hotline also can be used to report safety problems.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Models: Bentley Arnage Red Label
Years: 2000-2001 Number Involved: 330
Dates of Manufacture: June 2000 - January 2001
Defect: Improperly manufactured fuel feed and return hoses were installed in some of these passenger 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 positioned, fuel leakage could occur in the engine compartment. If an ignition source is present, this fuel leakage could result in a fire. Remedy: Dealers will replace all feed and return hoses. The manufacturer has not yet provided NHTSA with an owner notification schedule. [NHTSA Recall No. 01V042/Rolls-Royce Recall No. RE0101]