2004 Bentley CONTINENTAL GT Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System Recall

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2004 Bentley CONTINENTAL GT Fuel System, Gasoline Fuel Injection System Recall

 NHTSA Recall #78186
NHTSA Compaign #08V217000
MFG Compaign #RE08/02
 Model Year2004
 Date of notification18/06/08
 Begin date of manufacuring14/03/04
 End date of manufacturing18/03/08
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received15/05/08
 Report created15/05/08
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units13420
 Defect summaryBentley 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 summaryA fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the fuel filter and reposition the retaining clip on all affected vehicles. The recall began on june 18, 2008. Owners may contact bentley at 1-800-777-6923.
 Recall notesCustomers may 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.

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
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    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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