BUGCR032 Wheel Shaft Replacement – 2020 Bugatti DIVO & Chiron

November 24, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V731000

Rear Left-Hand Driveshaft Can Break

A broken driveshaft could result in parts detaching and becoming a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V731

Manufacturer Bugatti

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 4



Bugatti (Bugatti) is recalling certain 2020 DIVO and Chiron vehicles. The rear left-hand driveshaft may break.



Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will replace rear left-hand driveshaft, free of charge. The recall began December 18, 2020. Owners may contact Bugatti customer service at 1-703-826-7545. Bugatti’s number for this recall is BUGCR032.



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.


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Recall campaign

032_BUGCR032_ Wheel_shaft_replacement.docx


1. Applicability

Bugatti Chiron & Divo


2. VIN range

–     List at the end of the document


3. Market Region

North America    ☐ Middle East    ☐ Europe    ☐ Japan    ☐


4. TPI object

The rear left drive shaft has to be replaced.


5. Description

The rear left drive shaft has to be replaced with the last parts index.

This replacement can only be performed by a Service Partner of Excellence



Comply with the vehicle preparation measures for maintenance and repair procedures. Refer to the official Workshop Manual, “General instructions about the vehicle”.

If in any doubt regarding this procedure, contact your Bugatti regional service manager.


6. Required parts

Designation Parts number Quantity
Rear left drive shaft 584501051L lx
Screw N 10689301 3x
Screw N 10451302 lx
Screw WHT 002 046 lx
Screw WHT 007 534 2x
Screw WHT 001 474 2x
Washer WHT 007 521 2x
Nut N 909 429 02 2x
Nut N 104 355 06 3x
Nut N 101 064 03 lx


7. Procedure 

7.1. Operation

– Comply with the instructions in the chapter “General instructions” → page 27.
– Following the workshop manual instruction for every operation
– Cleanliness must be ensured all along the procedure to avoid foreign bodies to enter the

  • Replace the rear left drive shaft according to the workshop manual (Workshop manual > chassis)
  • Performed the Chassis alignment (Workshop manual ->chassis)
  • Performed a test drive according to the test drive check list


Warranty information

Operation Repair Code Time
Wheel shaft replacement and chassis alignment BUGCR032F 7 hrs


Chronology :

(11/08/2020) During a customer drive, the rear-left hand driveshaft broke.(11/12/2020) The supplier of the drive shaft analyzed the information and identified a process issue in a range of delivered driveshaft.

(11/16/2020) The manufacturing process has been updated and production-line cars have been corrected prior to leaving the factory. (11/18/2020) Bugatti dealer has replaced the failed drive shaft assembly on original faulted vehicle. Agreed by VW Group APS meeting on the 11/18/2020 that safety recall is necessary.


2 Affected Products




6 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V731-3104.PDF 216.919KB



Safety Bulletin – Redacted

RCSB-20V731-2517.pdf 727.74KB



Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCONL-20V731-2233.pdf 1710.737KB



Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V731-2795.PDF 216.933KB



Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Partner Notification re Defect Recall Rear Left Hand Driveshaft Bugatti Chiron/Divo + Model Year

RCMN-20V731-0447.pdf 92.539KB



Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V731-1496.PDF 216.933KB



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