Bentley Bentayga Is The Newest Sufferer Of Rearview Cameras Throwing Blanks
Greater than 3,000 Bentley Bentayga fashions bought in america have been hit with a recall on account of a software program bug discovered inside the infotainment system.
A recall discover issued by the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) reveals that many Bentayga fashions will show a white display when reverse is chosen, as an alternative of the rearview digicam picture. Not displaying the rearview digicam will increase the danger of a crash, the security company states.
The British automotive producer first grew to become conscious of a possible situation on August 19, 2022, after discovering the rearview digicam malfunction might not adjust to federal security requirements. Over the next months, it recognized a single incidence of the difficulty within the American market, and on September 28, the choice was made to situation a recall.
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A complete of three,134 examples of the Bentayga are concerned within the recall, consisting of 1,472 fashions from 2021 and 1,662 from 2022. All impacted autos had been manufactured between July 10, 2020, and August 31, 2022.
Bentley will notify sellers and clients on or earlier than December 2, 2022. Dealerships will replace the infotainment software program in a course of that can take roughly 3.5 hours. The replace shall be carried out freed from cost. The carmaker has been holding new Bentayga fashions in manufacturing till they’re able to obtain the software program replace.
This isn’t the primary time the Bentley Bentayga has been recalled. In 2021, sure examples of the luxurious SUV had been recalled alongside the Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe as a result of lock nuts on the rear axle’s trailing arm might not have been manufactured appropriately and will break beneath stress.