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livestar
14-Jun-2008, 12:24 PM
Looks like sometimes the "best"/most expensive cars can have production issues too.

Make / Models : Model/Build Years:
BENTLEY / CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR 2004-2008
BENTLEY / CONTINENTAL GT 2004-2008
BENTLEY / CONTINENTAL GT SPEED 2004-2008
BENTLEY / CONTINENTAL GTC 2004-2008
Manufacturer : BENTLEY MOTORS LTD Mfrís Report Date : MAY 14, 2008
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V217000 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 13420
Summary: BENTLEY IS RECALLING 13,420 MY 2004-2008 CONTINENTAL GT, CONTINENTAL GT SPEED, CONTINENTAL FLYING SPUR, AND CONTINENTAL GTC VEHICLES. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR ROAD SALT TO CORRODE THE OUTER SURFACE OF THE FUEL FILTER. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE FILTER HOUSING BECOMING POROUS WITH A CORRESPONDING FUEL LEAK.
Consequence: A FUEL LEAK IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER AND REPOSITION THE RETAINING CLIP ON ALL AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT MAY 30, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BENTLEY AT 1-800-777-6923.
Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONíS VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

BlackHawk
14-Jun-2008, 01:45 PM
Bentleys in Singapore also affected? Wonder how many are there :think:

007bond
17-Jun-2008, 02:12 PM
luckily I've sold mine.. haha :laugh:

CarZealot
17-Jun-2008, 10:12 PM
Bentleys in Singapore also affected? Wonder how many are there :think:

If what I read was accurate, there are about 100 Bentleys in Singapore :cool:

BlackHawk
18-Jun-2008, 12:34 PM
luckily I've sold mine.. haha :laugh:

Good one, bond :cheerful:

If what I read was accurate, there are about 100 Bentleys in Singapore :cool:

So many Bentleys in Singapore? That would add up almost a billion dollars..

CarZealot
18-Jun-2008, 05:09 PM
But that's a billion dollars that depreciate real fast :-D