Bentley is recalling certain Continental Flying Spurs for an issue where the sunroof can come off the car while driving, which “could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.” 2007 to 2009 model years are affected.
Bentley had told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it was alerted to a potential issue based on information shared. A similar recall was conducted on 2007-2009 Audi A8s but it’s not clear if they are directly related.
The full NHTSA release is below. Follow the source link to search if your VIN is affected.
Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Continental Flying Spur vehicles manufactured April 25, 2007 through October 31, 2008. The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving.
If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will apply additional adhesive between the sunroof glass frame and sunroof glass panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923.
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.