Rolls-Royce has announced a recall of a small number of their 2011 model Ghost vehicles. The affected automobiles have either 8 or 12 cylinder turbo charged engines. The recall is the result of a faulty circuit board on the electric auxiliary water pump. This component could potentially overheat.
If overheating occurs, then the engine compartment or the water pump itself could smolder. A fire might then break out in the affected vehicle if this happens, which would put the car’s occupants in danger. 69 units are affected by this particular recall.
Rolls-Royce will send notifications to owners, who can bring their vehicles in to a local dealer to have the auxiliary water pumps replaced. This service will be carried out without the consumer being charged for the repairs. Owners can expect to receive the notification some time this month, if they haven’t already. In the mean time, concerned Ghost owners can contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
As a car accident attorney in Sacramento, I’m sorry to see yet another defect that could endanger the safety of drivers. Vehicle operators have plenty to worry about out on the road without having to worry that their own vehicle is putting their lives at risk. A vehicle fire is a serious hazard, and I hope that everyone with the potentially damaging vehicles gets this information before an incident occurs. I know how important these notices are as a Sacramento personal injury lawyer.