WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Automobile Jacking Plates may Loosen and Detach
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V166000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 87
All Products Associated with this Recall
VEYRON GRAND SPORT
VEYRON SUPER SPORT
2006 – 2010
2010 – 2012
2011 – 2013
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.
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.
Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will rivet and seal the underbody aluminum reference plates, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen of America at 1-248-754-5000.
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.