BENTLEY TURBO R 1996: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID

Make : BENTLEY Model : TURBO R Year : 1996
Build Dates : 1995-05-01 - 1995-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 95V230000
Date Owner's Notified: 1995-12-14 Date Received by ODI: 1995-12-05 Date Added to Database: 1995-12-06
Manufacturers Involved: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Ltd.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 101
Summary:
      AN INCOMPATIBILITY CAN EXIST BETWEEN THE MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL AND THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM OF THESE VEHICLES.
Consequence:
      THE BRAKE PEDAL FEEL CAN VARY, ESPECIALLY FOLLOWING A PROLONGED PERIOD OF INACTIVITY AND HIGHER PEDAL PRESSURE MAY BE REQUIRED. THIS CONDITION CAN CAUSE A LOSS OF BRAKING CAPABILITY AND INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL DRAIN THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM AND REFILL THE SYSTEM WITH NEW MINERAL OIL. THE AFFECTED SPARE BOTTLES WILL ALSO BE REPLACED.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: BRAKES; FLUID; HYDRAULIC.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN INTEGRATED HYDRAULIC BRAKING AND LOAD LEVELING SYSTEM WHICH FUNCTIONS BY THE MEANS OF PRESSURIZED MINERAL OIL SUPPLIED BY CASTROL 'U.K.' LTD. EACH VEHICLE IS ALSO EQUIPPED WITH A TRUNK-MOUNTED SPARE BOTTLE OF THE SAME MINERAL OIL.NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALERSHIP ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT ROLLS-ROYCE AT 1-201-967-9100. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.