18-06-002BUGC – Seat AIR Bag Check – 2018 Bugatti Chiron

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V420
Manufacturer Bugatti
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2

 

Side Air Bags may not Deploy Properly/FMVSS 214

If the air bag deployment performance is reduced, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Bugatti is recalling certain 2018 Chiron vehicles. The heat shield for the gas generator for the side air bags may have been incorrectly installed during the air bag manufacturing process, potentially reducing the performance of the air bag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

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Seat Recliner Brackets Improperly Welded – 2017-2018 Bugatti Chiron

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V764
Manufacturer Bugatti
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 9

 

Seat Recliner Brackets Improperly Welded

If the driver’s seating position changes unexpectedly, it could increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Bugatti is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chiron vehicles. The front seat recliner brackets may not be welded properly, which can cause the back of the seat to move unexpectedly, affecting the driver’s seating position.

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16‐04‐013BUG – Tank Control Unit – 2006-2011 Bugatti Veyron

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V200
Manufacturer Bugatti
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 72

 

Fuel Gauge may Read Higher than Actual

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

 

Summary

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.

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16‐04‐011BUG – Corrosion of B+ Cable and connection to Generator – 2006-2008 Bugatti Veyron

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V199
Manufacturer Bugatti
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 13

 

Corrosion of the Battery Cable at the Alternator

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

 

Summary

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.

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16‐03‐003BUG – Aluminium Reference Plate becoming loose – 2006-2013 Bugatti Veyron

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V166
Manufacturer BUGATTI
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 87

 

Automobile Jacking Plates may Loosen and Detach

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.

 

Summary

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.

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