BENTLEY AZURE 2000: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

Make : BENTLEY Model : AZURE Year : 2000
Build Dates : 1999-08-01 - 2001-03-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V096000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-04-16 Date Received by ODI: 2001-04-16 Date Added to Database: 2001-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Ltd.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 408
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. FUEL VAPORS STORED IN THE VEHICLE'S EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM COULD ENTER A BODY CAVITY BEHIND THE ROCKER PANEL ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE.
Consequence:
      IF VAPOR IS EMITTED AND COLLECTS IN THE CAVITY, THE RESULTING AIR/VAPOR MIXTURE COULD BE IGNITED IF THE CENTRAL WINDOW OPERATING MECHANISM IS ACTIVATED.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A PLATED MILD STEEL EXTENSION PIPE TO THE LEAK DETECTION FILTER OF THE VEHICLE WHICH WILL ENSURE THAT ANY VAPOR EMANATING FROM THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM IS VENTED TO THE OUTSIDE OF THE VEHICLE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 16, 2001. 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 1-800-777-6923.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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