Bentley Motors, Inc. 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.
Bentley's number for this campaign is: RE13/14
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V484000
Component: Brakes, Hydraulics
Potential Number of Units Affected: 469
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 is planned to begin in early November 2013. Owners may contact Bentley at 1-800-777-6923.
Customers 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 Safercar.
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