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Bentley Recall


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Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):      BENTLEY / BENTLEY T2     1975-1980
     BENTLEY / SHADOW II     1975-1980
     BENTLEY / SILVER SHADOW     1975-1980
Equipment Brand Name / Part No. or Model No.:     Production Dates:     BENTLEY / RH14071     Information not Available Manufacturer: BENTLEY MOTORS, INC. Mfr's Report Date: SEP 13, 2010 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10E045000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 12 Summary:
 BENTLEY IS RECALLING CERTAIN SERVICE BRAKE HOSES, PART NUMBER RH14071, SOLD FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR MODEL YEAR 1975 THROUGH 1980 BENTLEY AND ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW, SHADOW II, AND BENTLEY T2 MODEL VEHICLES. THE BRAKE HOSE HAS BEEN INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED USING A NITRILE RUBBER WHICH IS NOT TOLERANT OF GLYCOL ETHER BASED BRAKE FLUID. Consequence:
 THIS COULD LEAD TO HOSE FAILURE WHICH WOULD RESULT IN PARTIAL BRAKE FAILURE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH. Remedy:
 BENTLEY WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HOSE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT SEPTEMBER 30, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-617-488-8500      end_of_the_skype_highlighting. Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-888-327-4236      end_of_the_skype_highlighting (TTY 1-800-424-9153 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              1-800-424-9153      end_of_the_skype_highlighting), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .