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Recalls - 2007 BUGATTI VEYRON

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Recall Number

16V199000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

Bugatti is recalling certain model year 2006-2008 Veyron vehicles manufactured October 3, 2006, to December 22, 2006. In the affected vehicles, the positive battery (B+) cable and the connection to the alternator may corrode.

Defect Consequence

The corrosion may result in the battery positive cable overheating, increasing the risk of a fire.

Defect Corrective Action

All affected vehicles have had the battery B+ cable and the alternator replaced, free of charge. Owners may contact Bugatti at 1-805-557-1050.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Component Description

STRUCTURE:BODY

Recall Number

16V166000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

Bugatti is recalling certain 2006-2010 Veyron vehicles manufactured March 10, 2006, to March 9, 2012, 2010-2012 Veyron Grand Sport vehicles manufactured September 29, 2009, to October 14, 2014, and 2011-2013 Veyron Super Sport vehicles manufactured February 18, 2011, to August 17, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the underbody aluminum reference plates used when lifting the vehicle may corrode and detach from the vehicle.

Defect Consequence

If these jacking plates separate from the vehicle while driving, they may be a road hazard, potentially striking another vehicle, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Defect Corrective Action

Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will rivet and seal the underbody aluminum reference plates, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2016. Owners may contact Bugatti at (805) 557-1050.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall Number

16V200000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

Bugatti is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 Veyron vehicles manufactured March 10, 2006, to January 17, 2010 and 2010-2011 Veyron Grand Sport vehicles manufactured September 29, 2009, to June 30, 2010. In the affected vehicles, the fuel tank gauge may indicate that there is more fuel in the tank than there actually is.

Defect Consequence

The inaccurate gauge may cause a driver to unexpectedly run out of fuel and the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Defect Corrective Action

Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank control unit and upgrade the software, free of charge. The recall began on May 23, 2016. Owners may contact Bugatti at 1-805-557-1050.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


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