ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SPIRIT 1982: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : ROLLS-ROYCE Model : SILVER SPIRIT Year : 1982
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V585000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-11-24 Date Received by ODI: 2008-11-07 Date Added to Database: 2008-11-07
Manufacturers Involved: BENTLEY MOTORS LTD
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RE08/11
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 14
Summary:
      BENTLEY IS RECALLING 14 MY 1980-1982 BENTLEY T2, MY 1980-1987 CONTINENTAL, AND MULSANNE, MY 1980-1982 ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW II, MY 1980 SILVER WRAITH II, MY 1980-1987 CORNICHE, SILVER SPIRIT AND MY 1981-1987 SILVER SPUR PASSENGER VEHICLES. A FUEL HOSE ASSEMBLY, AVAILABLE AS A REPLACEMENT PART, HAS BEEN FOUND TO HAVE A DEFECT IN THE MATERIAL SPECIFICATION OF THE RUBBER HOSE. THE HOSE MAY DEGRADE UNDER CERTAIN OPERATING CONDITIONS RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.
Consequence:
      FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 24, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      BENTLEY RECALL NO.RE08/11.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.