BENTLEY IS RECALLING 27 MY 2009 CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR AND CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR SPEED VEHICLES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR THE CENTER REAR SEAT BELT UPPER GUIDE BRACKET TO DISTORT IN THE EVENT OF A FRONTAL IMPACT. THIS DISTORTION COULD RESULT IN THE CENTRE REAR SEAT OCCUPANT TRAVELING FURTHER FORWARDS THAN THE DESIGN INTENDS.
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT GUIDE BRACKET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN IN FEBRUARY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-617-488-8500.
Potential Units Affected
BENTLEY MOTORS LTD
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007 through 2011 Continental GT, GTC, and Flying Spur vehicles, manufactured from July 2006 through June 2010 and equipped with carbon ceramic brake discs. In the affected vehicles, the stainless steel screws that secure the brake rotors may fail after being exposed to salty conditions.
Failure of the securing screws may result in a reduction of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will replace the screws, free of charge. The safety recall began on October 22, 2013. Owners may contact Bentley at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this campaign is RE13/14.