August 23, 2002

Rolls-Royce, Bentley recall cars

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. NHTSA reported today that Rolls-Royce and Bentley are recalling a total of 2,085 cars to replace a brake line that may retain air and lead to brake failure. Affected vehicles include the Rolls Royce Silver Seraph, Rolls Royce Park Ward, Bentley Arnage, and Bentley Limousine models. Dealers will replace both the feed pipe and the brake fluid reservoir.

In other recalls, BMW is recalling 34,860 X5 sport utility vehicles, model years 2000 and 2001 to check and repair a brake pedal arm that could detach from a bracket. DaimlerChrysler is recalling 88,000 Sebring convertibles, model years 1996 to 1997, to replace a throttle cable assembly that may fray causing the accelerator to bind or stick. Kia is recalling 25,000 Sephias, model year 1998, to replace a potentially faulty hazard lights switch. And Honda is recalling 375 Acura Integra and Honda Insight models, model year 2001, to replace the passenger airbag module.

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