BENTLEY AZURE 2008: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

Make : BENTLEY Model : AZURE Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2006-10-01 - 2009-03-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V411000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-09-28 Date Received by ODI: 2010-09-13 Date Added to Database: 2010-09-15
Manufacturers Involved: BENTLEY MOTORS LTD
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: RE10/04
Component: STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 630
Summary:
      BENTLEY IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007-2009 ARNAGER, ARNAGET, ARNAGE RL, BROOKLANDS, AND AZURE VEHICLES. THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR THE "B" HOOD ORNAMENT'S RETRACTING MECHANISM TO BECOME CORRODED. THIS MAY LEAD TO THE "B" HOOD ORNAMENT NOT RETRACTING AS INTENDED WHEN A VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A CRASH.
Consequence:
      IF THE HOOD ORNAMENT DOES NOT RETRACT, IT COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY TO A PEDESTRIAN IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH BETWEEN THE VEHICLE AND THE PEDESTRIAN.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RETRACTABLE "B" MECHANISM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2010. 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 SAFETY RECALL NO. RE10/04.OWNERS 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 .